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

Leland Snow
Founder Air Tractor, Inc.
Grasshopper Pilot
Commercial Airline Pilot
Pilot, Aircraft Designer, Founder of Swearingen Aviation
Royal Air Force Pilot
Aviation Philanthropist
Leo Windecker
Jeana Yeager
Aviator and Pioneer
John Young
Astronaut and Associate Director of Technical Affairs at Johnson Space Center
Airfield Constructor