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Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum | Awards & Commendations
Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum
961 West Alondra Blvd. Compton,CA 90220
(310) 618-1155 | (877)999-2099
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Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum

Home of 7 World Records In Flying

Our World Records

  • Jimmy Haywood (Age 11)
  • Youngest African-American to Fly Airplane International Roundrip Kenny Roy (Age 13)
  • Youngest African American to Solo Breean Farfan (Age 13)
  • Youngest Female Latino to Fly Roundtrip Cross Country Jonathan Strickland (Age 14)
  • Youngest Person to Solo Both a Helicopter & Airplane on Same Day
  • Youngest African-American to Fly a Helicopter International
  • Youngest African-American to Solo a Helicopter
  • Youngest African-American to Fly Helicopter Roundtrip Internationally

Awards, Commendations and Proclamations Received

  • United States Congressional Resolution 532
  • General Parrish Award, Tuskegee Airmen
  • Congresswoman Juanita Millender-MacDonald
  • Senator Diane Feinstein
  • State Senator Kevin Murray
  • California Legislative Black Caucus
  • State Senator Mervyn Dymally
  • State Senator Debra Bowen
  • State Senator Edward Vincent
  • Honorable Herb J. Wesson Jr, Speaker of the Assembly
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite Burke
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca
  • Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks
  • Compton Maytor Eric J. Perrodin & City Council
  • Carl Washington, California State Assembly, District 55
  • Jerry Oropeza, California State Assembly, District 52
  • Toyota CorporationFreddie Mac Foundation Wednesday’s Child
  • Walmart, The Children’s Miracle Network
  • Long Beach and Compton NAACP
  • National Association of Equal Justice in America (NAEJA)
  • City of Lomita
  • United States Space and Rocket Center
  • Los Verdes Golf & Country Club
  • Compton Management Employees Association
  • Adelphia Communications
  • Knowledge is Power Foundation
  • Kiwanis Club Distinguished Service Award

Media Coverage

  • CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, CNN, WB, Univision
  • The Oprah Winfey Show
  • Essence Magazine
  • Jet Magazine
  • Time Magazine
  • People Magazine
  • Black Enterprise Magazine
  • National Public Radio
  • Associated Press
  • Plane and Pilot Magazine
  • In Flight Magazine
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Los Angeles Sentinel
  • Newspapers Nationwide

Kenny Roy & Jimmy Haywood

Proclamations Received

  • Congressional Recognition #532
  • Congresswoman Juanita Millender-MacDonald
  • Assemblyman Meryn Dymally
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite Burke
  • Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks
  • Mayor Eric Perrodin & Compton City Council
  • Long Beach & Compton NAACP
  • Walmart Community Award

Notable MagazineCoverage

  • Jet Magazine – November 8th Issue, Front Page Credit & 5-Page Article
  • Time for Kids
  • Ebony Magazine – Scheduled for December Issue
  • People Magazine – Interviewed, Pending Publication

Notable Television & Electronic Coverage

  • Jet Magazine – November 8th Issue, Front Page Credit & 5-Page Article
  • Time
  • CNN,CBS, NBC, ABC, KTLA, KCAL9, FOX11, KCOP13, UNIVISION
  • 60-Page List of TELEVISION AFFILIATES NATIONWIDE That Broadcast The Story
  • Fox Cable News
  • msnbc
  • yahoo.com
  • Canadian Television (BC-TV, CTV)
  • Adelphia Cable

Notable Radio Coverage

  • NPR – National Public Radio (Tavis Smiley)
  • Satellite Radio-One (Washington DC)
  • KABC
  • KFI
  • Big Boy in the Morning

Notable Newspaper Coverage

  • Associated Press — Story Carried Worldwide Including Europe, Africa, & Asia
  • USA Today
  • Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Sentinel, Metropolis, LA-Watts Time, The Wave, Press Telegram
  • News From Russia

Notable Recognitions

  • SpaceShipOne–Visit to Mohave Desert & Invitation for Boys to work on project for the summer
  • Walmart – Invitation to Fly to Arkansas Headquarters to Review 80-Plane Fleet
  • $50,000 Donation by Northrop Grumman to Museum
  • Western Michigan University-Invitation to join aviation program
  • Invitations to Fly to Appear in Various Events Nationwide