Miracle Off Midway

As history has shown over and over, a simple action by a small group of people, or even an individual, can have consequences far beyond that group or individual that affect the whole of humanity.  This is especially true in military battles where the resistance of a small group of fighters can save a battle from being lost, and in the end, a war or country being lost.  Such a situatio

Joe and Cathy Clary, Lisa and Jerome Simon

Taking Flight Gala Photo Gallery

Donors and guests enjoyed an evening of high-flying events inside the Waltrip Hanger and were treated to a sneak peek of our new Ellington Airport location!

Kenneth Morris and Mayor Sylvester Turner

LSFM and Mayor Turner Celebrate EFD Centennial

May 20, 2017

The Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner and LSFM Director of Education Kenneth Mooris helped celebrate a century of flight at Ellington Field, a second home to those leading U.S. aviation and space exploration, defending democracy across the globe, and providing hope and support to Americans after natural disasters.

Hobby Airport 1927

This Month in Aviation History

In June 1927, Houston Municipal Airport (later renamed Hobby Airport) opens for business on a 193 acre field south of the city of Houston, TX.

F-6C Mustang Fighter

Ellington-based squadron to be inducted into Texas Aviation Hall of Fame

For 100 years, members of the military service have readied themselves at Ellington Air Field, poised to respond in service to their country

As history has shown over and over, a simple action by a small group of people, or even an individual, can have consequences far beyond that group or individual that affect the whole of humanity.&n

Joe and Cathy Clary, Lisa and Jerome Simon

Donors and guests enjoyed an evening of high-flying events inside the Waltrip Hanger and were treated to a sneak peek of our new Ellington Airport location!

2017 Taking Flight Gala Waltrip Hangar

In the most highly-attended gala in Lone Star Flight Museum history, more than 900 guests helped raise $1.1million dollars and inaugurated Houston’s new $38 million aviation history and STEM museum.

Waltrip Hangar with Banners

As we enter the final weeks of construction on our new building at Ellington Airport, the progress has been remarkable. Check out some of the latest photos from the last week.

Hobby Airport 1927

In June 1927, Houston Municipal Airport (later renamed Hobby Airport) opens for business on a 193 acre field south of the city of Houston, TX.

F-6C Mustang Fighter

For 100 years, members of the military service have readied themselves at Ellington Air Field, poised to respond in service to their country

Tarheel P-47

When the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt took to the skies for the first time on May 6, 1941 it was nothing like any other fighter aircraft that the United States had ever fielded before. 

Ellington Centennial

There are very few operations of any kind that can accurately claim to be “hitting their stride” at the age of 100, but that is most definitely the case in regards to Ellington Airport (EFD).

Exterior Star

April is a busy month at Lone Star Flight Museum as we finalize details for our Taking Flight Gala, begin installation of the Aviation Learning Center, and keep hammering away on our new building. Here are some updates for you as we continue to climb!