Friends of  M.A.L.T.A

  • Lowell Berry Foundation

    has been a staunch supporter of MALTA and East Bay Aviators since 2008. The Foundation provided Grants to MALTA in 2009 and 2010. A luncheon was held in Oakland, California where Lowell Berry Foundation members had the opportunity to meet with all of its Bay Area Grant Recipients. MALTA had the honor of presenting its Vision to all in attendance – “…designed as a teaching tool through the use of an aviation curriculum for youth between the ages of 12 to 17 to Uplift them so they may see their potential and find a positive direction in their lives.”

    website:  www.lowellberryfoundation.org

  • East Bay Aviators, Inc.,   Bay Area Black Pilots Association,   and Chapters of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen

    for the last three years, has sponsored an Open House at the Hayward Executive Airport.  In 2010, the Open House was a huge success.  More than 60 youth were treated to airplane rides.  An 85 year old retired Oakland, California School Teacher, also got to fly with a MALTA-representative.  MALTA is currently working on a project to build a 3/4 Replica P-51 Mustang.  We have partnered with the Tuskegee Airmen to operate our Summer Flight Academy.  Both organizations, along with the Hayward Airport Management (and staff) have begun to work on the 2011 Open House at the Hayward Executive Airport.  Check back at www.maltaviation.org for the details.

  • Members of the Hayward City Council

    have attended the Hayward Executive Airport “Open House” events for the last three years. The Vice Mayor of Hayward is also the Airport Committee Chairman and has always worked closely with MALTA, the Tuskegee Airmen and Bay Area Black Pilots Association in planning Open House activities.

    website:  www.hayward-ca.gov
    email:  Mayor or City Council

  • Parkavion, a product of Ascend Development

    is a corporation that has worked with MALTA, Tuskegee Airmen and Bay Area Black Pilots Association during the Hayward Executive Airport Open House events in 2009 and 2010. Building space of approximately 1400 sq. ft., which includes generator power, was generously donated for use during these Open Houses.

    website:  www.parkavion.com

  • California Airways

    are a Fixed Base Operator at the Hayward Executive Airport. They have provided their Flight Simulator services to attendees (youth) of the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Open Houses.

    During the 2010 Hayward Executive Airport Open House, sponsored by MALTA, Tuskegee Airmen, and Bay Area Black Pilots Association, more than thirty youth were given the opportunity to experience flight through a simulator at California Airways Flight Facility.

    website:  www.california-airways.com

  • The Hayward, California Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Controllers

    located in the Airport control tower, has provided tours for youth during the Hayward Executive Airport Open House between 2008 and 2010. During these Open House events, more than thirty youth have had the opportunity to tour the Airport Control Tower.

  • San Jose, Flight Standards District Office

    They donated office equipment to MALTA. Equipment included: typewriters, printers, laptop computers, and paper shredders, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Daly City, Federal Aviation Administration Certificate Management Office

    They donated 27 executive office chairs to MALTA.