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. 

Mooney Wings

The new Aviation Learning Center (ALC) will be the cornerstone of the educational program in the new Lone Star Flight Museum.  The ALC features three physical spaces accessed by a group of stu

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!

Generic iPad

As we put the final touches our new museum at Ellington Airport we are looking for recycled iPads for use in our interactive Aviation Learning Center.

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The Lone Star Flight Museum “Taking Flight” Gala Co-Chairs Cathy and Joe Cleary and Lisa and Jerry Simon hosted a VIP Reveal reception on Tuesday, February 28th at the River Oaks Country Club.  Nearly 200 guests mixed and mingled before enjoying a brief program about the new museum and to learn more about the upcoming gala on May 20th to take place in the new facility.

From the Flight Deck

LSFM Wings Over Houston Preview Party - On Friday, October 21, the Lone Star Flight Museum board of directors hosted a preview of the 2016 Wings Over Houston Airshow at Ellington Airport before it was opened to the public. Guests enjoyed watching practices by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, LSFM Warbirds, the Commemorative Air Force and a Tora! Tora! Tora! demo.