The VisionProviding wings for dreams!


MPCATA believes that no child should forego his/her dream to become a professional in the aviation and aerospace industry due to a lack of financial support.

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Proper education and exposure to the world of Aviation will ensure, for our youth, the attainment of careers in the field of aero sciences and aeronautics. We must feed that hunger for experiences well above the norm.Dr. Crenchaw

The Mission StatementWe help children reach their dreams to become aviation and aerospace professionals.



The Milton P. Crenchaw Aviation Training Academy (MPCATA) provides young people the opportunity to pursue aviation & aerospace careers.

Founded in 2009, MPCATA believes that no child should not forego their dream to become a professional in the aviation and aerospace industry due to a lack of financial support.

As a result, MPCATA works to identify and mentor students in underserved and disadvantaged communities in order to provide access to educational opportunities related to those particular industries.

Our greatest gift to Dr. Crenchaw is to honor his legacy by helping young people pursue aviation careers.

 

ACEAviation Career Education


In 2016, MPCATA launched its inaugural MPCATA Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academies to meet the growing need of developing a pipeline of talented students seeking careers in aviation and aerospace.

Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academies are nationally recognized programs delivered in collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), military, commercial and other non-profit organizations.

MPCATA programs will continue to build a pipeline of ready talent, leveraging national and local collaborations and partnerships, aligned with educational resources of the Little Rock community and extend throughout the state of Arkansas

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The GoalCreate tomorrow’s Aviation leaders

We are a dedicated group of volunteers with the common goal of giving young people the opportunity to pursue a career in aviation.  By helping to remove some of the perceived barriers to entry, we hope to make this career path less intimidating, while helping our cadets learn the skills necessary to become successful.

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