900 Dickerson Avenue, Detroit MI, 48215-2900

Phone: (313) 822-8820 • Fax: 313.866.3131

Principal: Ian Diem

Official School Web Site

About Us

Davis Aerospace is one of few schools in the country to train students in grades 9-12 to maintenance and fly Cessna aircrafts in an approved Part 147 Federal Aviation Administration Program. It is the only school in Michigan where a student can earn a pilot’s license before earning a driver’s license.

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.


Advanced Placement classes, Dual Enrollment, World Languages (Spanish/Chinese), Accelerated Reading/Math, Afterschool Learning Center/Extended Day, Aviation Maintenance Training, Flight Training, JROTC, Mentoring Programs, 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, Top Flight Readers Book Club, Career Counseling and Career Placement.

Our Mission

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.

Uniform Requirements

Shirts: Light Blue
Pants/Skirts: Navy Blue

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
8:00 AM 3:20 PM 11:15 AM