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.