RedTail Flight Academy Honors Original Tuskegee Airmen Through Graduating Class of 2022

RedTail Flight Academy (RFA), a program inspired by the original Tuskegee Airmen that creates a pipeline to career possibilities for underrepresented people of color, announced its graduating class of 2022. Mya Coley, Calvin Frederick, Jasmine Frederick, Anthony Gilbert, Traye Jackson and Jarious Gordon received private pilot licenses, advanced ground instructor certifications, drone pilot certifications and […]

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NATA Pledges Support for RedTail Flight Academy’s Goal to Diversify the Sky

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) pledged ongoing support for the RedTail Flight Academy and its mission at the Academy’s inaugural graduation on May 21, 2022, at New York Stewart International Airport. The RedTail Flight Academy is developing a pipeline of diverse aviators to meet the increasing demand for U.S pilots and aviation professionals—all while […]

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Steven Baldwin Associates Adds Rion Haley to Team

Steven Baldwin Associates (SBA) has announced the hiring of Associate Rion Haley. Ms. Haley is a seasoned content professional with more than 30 years of business experience researching, writing, and editing articles, presentations, and marketing collateral. At SBA, she is responsible for project related research, the development of content material for client deliverables and presentations. […]

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Wheels Up Announces Stevens J. Sainte-Rose as Chief People Officer and Expansion of President and Chief Marketing Officer Roles

Wheels Up Experience Inc. announced the appointment of Stevens J. Sainte-Rose as Chief People Officer. In this role, Sainte-Rose will lead all aspects of human resources and culture at Wheels Up including organizational design, talent acquisition, development and retention, as well as diversity and inclusion functions. Sainte-Rose will report directly to Wheels Up Chairman and […]

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Baldwin Safety & Compliance Contributes a Comprehensive Safety Program and Support to RedTail Flight Academy

Baldwin Safety & Compliance announced it will contribute advanced Safety Management System (SMS) software, consulting, and mentoring to the RedTail Flight Academy at New York Stewart International Airport. As an all-volunteer program impacting hundreds of young people, the RedTail Flight Academy is making world-class flight training accessible to aspiring minority aviators in the spirit of […]

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$20.7 Million in State Funding Announced for Airports Across New York State

The award of $20.7 million for strategic infrastructure enhancements at 24 public-use airports across New York was recently announced. This State funding will enhance safety, facilitate innovation, leverage existing resources, advance business development, and promote sustainability and resilience at these facilities.  “Local and regional airports are the gateway to communities across New York State, attracting […]

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Norwich University Air Force ROTC and Vermont CAP Cadets Fly with Vermont and New York Wings of the Civil Air Patrol

Photo above – Capt. Joseph Bosley from Vermont Wing’s Capital Composite Squadron talking with AFROTC cadets, in preparation for their orientation flights.   Thanks to the collaboration of pilots and support personnel from both New York and Vermont Wings of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), a number of cadets from Air Force ROTC Detachment 867 […]

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Seven Minority Students Launch NY Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Redtail Flight Academy

The RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art flight academy recently at New York Stewart International Airport in partnership with Wheels Up. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy will train seven minority youth from underserved communities to develop a pipeline of diverse aviators and future leaders in […]

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