will attempt to make aviation history by becoming the oldest African-American to fly around the world, the first to fly around the
world solo in a single engine experimental aircraft, replica P-51 mustang and to set a worlds record by
traveling over 25,000 miles around the world.
For years Lee Owens has had the
dream to fly around the world in a single-engine experimental P-51D airplane
to honor those black aviators that came before him. When he is successful, he
will become the first African-American to ever make the journey in a
single-engine aircraft. Lee Owens is a visionary for young African-Americans. He
inspires them to make their dreams a reality.
After he has made the flight, Lee Owens plans to use his
experiences to speak to youths across the country about the opportunities in
In order to complete this journey, Lee Owens needs your financial
backing. Time is of the essence. We are looking for 5,000 people to donate at
least $50.00 each to make this mission a go.
The Lee Owens
Foundation has been set up to accept funds for this world flight and to provide
funding for scholarships to bring aviation education to deserving youths.
Copperstate Fly In 2014
at Casa Grande
second group on the right wing of the lead pilot. The lead pilot is
Scott Andrews of falcon warbirds.
Newsletter February 2013
Press release January 2013
Educating Tbirds and Red Tails:
Johnson and Lee Owens (1.07.2011)
Lee Owens on good Evening AZ:
Lee Owens on abc15:
Lee Owens on cbs5: http://youtu.be/sGHN_O_2BPk
Lee check out in a Piper L-4...
The Lee Owens Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.