The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame was established in 1995 to honor famous aviators who are Texans and famous Texans who are aviators. There are currently 71 individual members represented in four categories: Trailblazers & Explorers, Military Aviators, Innovators & Entrepreneurs and Leaders. To view members please scroll down.

We are pleased to announce the selection of five new inductees into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. The five new inductees were selected from over 100 nominees by a panel of distinguished aviation historians, experts and the LSFM Board. This year’s honorees are: 

  • Captain James Lovell
  • Congressman Sam Johnson
  • Azellia White
  • Brigadier General Noel Parrish (1909-1987)
  • Thomas (1883-1954) and Paul (1887-1954) Braniff

The 2018 inductees will be inducted during the Lone Star Flight Museum’s annual gala on Saturday, May 5, 2018. 


Meet the Class of 2018


Texas Aviation Hall of Fame

The Stinson Family
Flight Education and Pioneering
Doolittle Raiders
Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders
Women Airforce Service Pilots
F-6C Mustang Fighter
Second Oldest Flying Unit of the United States Air Force
Warbird Enthusiasts
World War II Pilots
Bill Anders
Apollo Astronaut, CEO General Dynamics
Gene Autry
Film Star, Musician and World War II Pilot
Aviation Writer
Lloyd Bentsen
U.S. Senator, World War II Bomber Pilot
Gordon Bethune
CEO of Continental Airlines