Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for your interest in our organization and congratulations on deciding to take the steps to get started in the aviation career field!

I want to become a pilot, how do I begin?

It all begins with a simple discovery flight. A Google search for "discovery flights near me" can get you started.

Does SOS offer scholarships?

Our organization does offer yearly scholarships of various amount. The information and the requirements to apply can be found under the “scholarship” tab. If the window is currently closed, we recommend you check back for updates. The scholarships are disbursed at our annual scholarship and fundraising gala, which is normally held in February.

Does SOS offer any programs to navigate the aviation process?

Our organization does offer a mentorship program. This is an opportunity for aspiring minority women pilots to be connected with and foster a relationship with minority women professional pilots who have already been where the aspiring pilot is trying to go.

Where can I find a local flight school?

Below you’ll find a link with information on local flight schools in your area.

Shop SOS Merchandise

Shop our store for SOS branded t-shirts and accessories. Rock our gear around your town or give them as gifts for to your aspiring aviator. All proceeds from our store go towards our scholarship and outreach initiatives. Thank you for your support.

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Become a Sponsor

Through the generous help of our sponsors, we are able to maintain our commitment help get more women of color in the sky through our outreach events and annual gala. Contact us today to become a sponsor and help us achieve our mission.