FedEx is proud to support the Luke Weathers Jr. Flight Academy
Promoting diversity and inclusion in the airline industry
The Luke Weathers Jr. Flight Academy (LWFA) is located at the Olive Branch Airport, a short drive from Memphis. Mr. Weathers was the first African American air traffic controller for the Federal Aviation Administration at Memphis International Airport.
The Flight Academy offers FAR 141 and 61 Flight Training, JET Transition Training, a Maintenance and Air Traffic Control Academy, UAV Pilot Training, Military Rotor Fixed Wing Transition, Air Force Candidate Flight Training, mentoring and more.
Working with OBAP the academy offers life-changing opportunities for area students who dream of flying.