Empowering the next generation through aviation education
Our Goal: Launch 1,000,000 Flight Plans for Life
Our Flight Plan
students to create life and career paths by opening doors within the aviation community.Play video ►
Identify and Connect
top aviation educators and support them in leadership, strategy, collaboration and mentorship.Play video ►
students by providing life-changing experiences for those in underserved communities.Play video ►
Together, We Will
Develop a quality talent pipeline for the aviation industry
Produce confident students who are college, career and community ready
Learn about our why
Support ACFFind out how you can be part of our flight plan
Hosted by ACF + Jet Blue + Airlines 4 America + Vaughn College + Cradle of Aviation Museum + Associated Aircraft Group + Signature Flight Support + Kinematica USA
Student Aviation Expedition
What students said
"Ever since [Abingdon and I] spoke, I feel more driven into the Aviation field. This event kept me on the go and filled with wonder. I am very grateful."
CAP Squadron X
"I was exposed to so many amazing aspects of aviation as well as many influential people. This expedition has offered me the tools and information necessary to pursue a career path in aviation."
OBAP - Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
"It was incredibly interesting to see all sides of an airline’s operation, especially sitting in an aircraft cockpit. It was quite amazing to see some parts of the operation I wasn’t even aware of."
CAP Squadron X
We partner with top aviation education programs across the country and are actively expanding our network.
Combined, the Aviation Community Foundation has impacted thousands of students across the U.S.