Davis Aerospace Technical High School at Golightly Career and Tech Center is the only high school program of its type in the State of Michigan, where students can learn how to maintain and fly Cessna aircraft, with the possibility of earning a “Private Pilot” license prior to graduation. Davis Aerospace Technical High School is fully accredited by the State of Michigan Department of Education and with the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.
Davis Aerospace offers a rigorous blended curriculum model that helps prepare students for college and career and equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for jobs in the 21st century. The academic program affords students an opportunity to enroll in Advance Placement, Dual Enrollment, and Mandarin Chinese courses online and in the traditional setting. The technical pathway allows students to receive authentic training in aviation, aerospace sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The only program of its type in the entire State of Michigan, our students learn to maintenance and fly Cessna aircrafts and can earn their private pilot license prior to graduation. Davis Aerospace Technical High School is fully accredited by the State of Michigan Department of Education and with the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.
- Davis Aerospace Application 2015/16
- School Brochure
- 21st Century Workforce Development Brochure
- Davis Aerospace Technical High School’s School of the Week Feature: Oct. 1-5, 2012
- DPS Safe Routes to School Program
Advanced Placement classes, Dual Enrollment, World Languages (Spanish/Chinese), Accelerated Reading/Math, After-school Learning Center/Extended Day, Michigan Virtual High School, Aviation Maintenance Training, Flight Training, JROTC, Mentoring Programs (Pretty Brown Girls & The Brotherhood), Robotics, Women in Aviation Club, High Flyer’s Aviation Club, Student Council, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Journalism, Knitting Club, Varsity Basketball (Boys/Girls), Cheerleading, JROTC Drill/Step Team, Art Education, Chess Club, Top Flight Readers Book Club, Career Counseling and Career Placement
The mission of Davis Aerospace is to ensure that our graduates experience success and are academically and technically prepared with 21st century skills.
The Name We Honor
The school is named in honor of the first African American General in the Air Force, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. General Davis participated in the first flight-training program for African Americans and was the leader of the famous Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, also know as the famous Redtails.
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