A Youth Development Program

East Bay Aviators
Motivation and Learning through Aviation (MALTA)

“Lifting Up Youth So They May See Their Potential”

Mission Statement

East Bay Aviators Inc., dba Motivation and Learning through Aviation (MALTA) is an IRS 501(C)(3) non-profit community based organization, located at the Hayward Executive Airport at 22655 Skywest Drive, Hayward, California, 94541.

MALTA's program is designed as a teaching tool through the use of an aviation curriculum for youth between the ages of 12 to 17 years of age to “Uplift them so they may see their potential” and find a positive direction in their lives.


Classroom and shop participation includes lectures of aviation Inspections, maintenance, servicing and repair.  Students will receive a minimum of ten Aircraft flying hours, ten simulator hours or combination of hours to equal ten hours total.  Certificate of Completion will be presented upon satisfactory performance by student has been achieved.

Activities: Expected Outcome: Curriculum Content:
  1. Hands-on Training
  2. Identification and Use of Precision Tools Basic System Maintenance Proper Inspection Techniques Field trips within the Aviation Industry


  3. Flight Simulator
  4. Classroom
  5. Pre- and Post-participation Evaluation Tests

    History of Aviation Aviation Theory of Flight Aviation Regulations Aircraft, Airframe, Instrumentation Panel Overview