Turbulence before Takeoff’s Marlon Green Receives Award


Marlon Green and Family
At the Milton P. Crenshaw Aviation Training Academy’s annual awards banquet on January 17, 2015, Marlon Green posthumously received their Courage in Aviation Award. Green, a skilled Air Force pilot, was the first African American pilot to be hired by a commercial airline after a long legal battle that took him and his family all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Green flew for Continental Airlines from 1965 until his retirement in 1978.
The awards banquet was held at the Philander […]