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MPCATA ACE Academy 2018

June 18, 2018 9 AM to June 29, 2018 4PM

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center



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The Milton P. Crenchaw Aviation Training Academy (MPCATA), will host the MPCATA Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy June 18-29, 2018, at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

The ACE Academy is a nationally recognized program delivered in collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The program provides an interactive summer experience for middle and high school students who are interested in aviation and aerospace.

The MPCATA ACE Academy will focus on exposing and educating middle and high school students during a week of Self Esteem, Science, Technology, Engineering Arts and Math (ESTEAM) skills-based activities using an FAA approved curriculum. Students enjoy the following activities:

  • Leadership Training
  • Lessons in flight planning, aviation history, and the physics of flight
  • Instruction on aircraft design and maintenance Field trips to aviation sites
  • Flight simulations and, in some locations, flights in aircraft
  • Engaging in learning about the various career options in the profession

The 2018 MPCATA ACE Academy will highlight the rich history of contributions to aviation and aerospace by natives of Little Rock, Arkansas, and the extraordinary culture housed in the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

The Mosaic Templars Cultural Center will significantly enhance the learning environment for students as they explore the diverse contributions by business professionals, highlighted by the exhibits. These skills are often overlooked when we consider the aviation and aerospace industry.

A Community Service Program in collaboration with:

  • Central Flying Service
  • United States Air Force - Little Rock Civil Air Patrol
  • Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport 

2018 MPCATA Aviation Career Academy

STUDENTS: 12-17 Years of Age with minimum 2.5 GPA

WHEN: June 18-29, 2018

WHERE: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 West 9th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

FEE: No Cost

CONTACT: MPCATA at 501-492-9019

EMAIL: [email protected]

The application form for ACE Academy can be downloaded here: MPCATA ACE Academy Registration Form MPCATA ACE Academy Registration Form (144 KB)


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