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Fly in for Story Time featuring "Violet the Pilot"


“Violet the Pilot” written and illustrated by Steve Breen is our next book to take off!


We are excited to announce "Fly In for Story Time" featuring an aviation-themed book the first Wednesday and Saturday of every month. Located in the Museum’s Flight Academy Gallery, the reading will be followed by an interactive activity. 


By the time she's two years old, Violet Van Winkle can engineer nearly any appliance in the house. And by eight she's building elaborate flying machines from scratch—mind-boggling contraptions such as the Tubbubbler, the Bicycopter, and the Wing-a-ma-jig. The kids at school tease her, but they have no idea what she's capable of. Maybe she could earn their respect by winning the blue ribbon in the upcoming Air Show. Or maybe something even better will happen—something involving her best-ever invention, a Boy Scout troop in peril, and even the mayor himself!


Event Details

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 @ 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018 @ 11:00 AM



  • Recommended for future pilots age 5-9. 
  • Children 11 and under FREE with purchase of an adult/senior general admission ticket (prices range $14 - $20).


For more information visit:                    
Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Field 
11551 Aerospace Avenue
Houston, TX 77034
(346) 708-2517

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The Sikorsky S-76 helicopter will join our collection courtesy of PHI, Inc. and  arrives Wednesday, March 28 for permanent display in our Heritage Hangar!

Registration is now open for our Summer Flight Academy Camps!