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 & Entrepeneurs, and Leaders. To view members please scroll down.

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


Texas Aviation Hall of Fame

Eugene Cernan
Gemini and Apollo Astronaut
Claire Lee Chennault
Commander of the Flying Tigers
Bessie Coleman
First African-American Female to Receive a Pilot License
Archie G. Donahue
Marine Corps Fighter Pilot
James Henry "Red" Duke
Trauma Surgeon. Developer of Life Flight.
William Dyess
Commander of the 21st Pursuit Squadron in the Philippines and P.O.W.
Beryl Erickson
Production Test Pilot
Max Faget
NASA Director of Engineering and Development
Maybelle Fletcher
Aviator, Flight Instructor, Business Owner
Major General Benjamin Foulois
United States Army General, Aviator Pioneer
George Haddaway
Founder of Flight Magazine, Aviation Humanitarian, Historian and Pilot
Najeeb Elias Halaby
Test Pilot, Airline Executive, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration