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Waltrip Hangar with Banners

New Building Nears Completion

We are now within one week of pursuing our Certificate of Occupancy from the City of Houston and substantial completion of the building's construction, as certified by the architect. The HVAC (heating, ventilation and cooling) system is operational and the construction fence has been removed. Exhibit fabrication has been completed in the Aviation Learning Center including ten flight simulators, a fully assembled Mooney 20R Ovation, and our own air traffic control tower. Supergraphic wall murals have been hung throughout the museum including the Warbird Ready Room and both hangars. Landscaping is complete and all of our plant and trees were approved by Ellington Airport & the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, ensuring we don't attract new species or greater numbers of birds and wildlife, which can pose a hazard to airport operations. It's hard to believe that this building is near completion - next step is to install our galleries and bring up the aircraft collection.

Other news

On Tuesday, November 28, charities, families, businesses, comunity centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving, and WE have joined the movement!

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Lone Star Flight Museum is pleased to announce the arrival of its newest Warbird, a General Motors TBM-3E Avenger, also known as the “Turkey.”

November is National Aviation History Month and also marks the observance of Veterans Day, when we take time to remember those men and women who have given of themselves to protect our country by serving in the armed forces.