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Exciting things are happening at TAM!

Dear TAM supporters: The new year brought new partnerships for TAM. The Pet Food bank has now committed to donating cleaning supplies, food, and other goodies to the community and chose TAM as the distribution center! Inspired by this generosity, we remodeled the Sky Cafe and hired a gourmet chef. Come by to grab some freebies, a meal, and watch…
January 27, 2017  /  Comments Off on Exciting things are happening at TAM!


Legacy Gala – Step into the Future

We are very grateful to all our supporters who attended our Legacy Gala. We were overwhelmed by the number of attendees this year and nearly ran out of steak! Our…
October 5, 2017  /  Comments Off on Legacy Gala – Step into the Future

Southwest Airlines: Continuing the Legacy in Aviation

Southwest Airlines invites 16 – 21 year old students to participate in a hands-on aviation event at their headquarters in Dallas, Texas on October 26 – 29th.…
September 5, 2017  /  Comments Off on Southwest Airlines: Continuing the Legacy in Aviation

Christmas Performance and Gift Giveaway at TAM

Take a break from the holiday hustle! This year we are fortunate enough to offer two Christmas events for our friends and family. First is “A Christmas Carol with Charles…
December 13, 2016  /  No Comments ››

American Airlines Donates $25,000 and a $90,000 Auxiliary Power Unit

  Top executives from American Airlines take a trip to Compton to present the most prominent donation in the history of Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum. Along with the presentation of a…
December 11, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Fourth Annual Black Family Conference

It was an evening of celebration and good times with friends and family of Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum. …
November 15, 2016  /  No Comments ››

TAM hosts The Compton Initiative’s 10th Anniversary Fundraising Gala

10th Anniversary Fundraising Gala October 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00pm l $100 Tickets ON SALE, click here!   THE COMPTON INITIATIVE The Compton Initiative is a non-profit organization founded…
October 21, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Discover LA with Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum

Thanks to an ace helicopter pilot, Compton/Woodley Airport is home to a new generation of leaders. It’s a stone’s throw from the childhood homes of Dr. Dre and Ice Cube;…
August 19, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Isaiah Cooper flies into the record books

At 9:00 am on July 18th Isaiah Cooper became the youngest African American to pilot an airplane around the continental United States of America. Overcoming severe weather in Wyoming, Isaiah…
August 13, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Online magazine, MEL, writes positive profile piece

Where Compton Learns to Fly Going for a ride in with Robin Petgrave, founder of Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum MEL sent photographer Jared Ryder to hang out with Robin Petgrave, who…
July 14, 2016  /  No Comments ››

TAM Helps Bring In the Holidays

TAM held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 19, where children got the opportunity to take in the spirit of the holidays. The party, held in TAM’s hangar, entertained guests…
January 5, 2015  /  No Comments ››