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Spring Break – JUST PLANE FUN!

Event Date: Mar, 13 2021

Join us every day for fun aviation activities for kids of all ages!

Enter to Win an Aviator Membership Every Day this Week!

Saturday March 13

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Warbird Rides- It’s a bucket list-worthy experience! Purchase your ride here or watch the planes take off from our ramp!
  • 10 a.m. – Noon Howard 250 Tours- *MEMBERS ONLY!* Be the first inside our newest plane, the rare and last flying Howard 250!
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 11 a.m. – Noon Natural Flyers– Visit with feathered “winged” friends from the Wildlife Center of Texas in this interactive program!
  • 11 a.m. – Noon Bird Seeder Take & Make
  • Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. Marshalling Class– Learn the signals and motions that direct and send off aircraft around the world, then try your hand at marshalling on our ramp!

Sunday March 14

  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Learn aviation history standing under the wings our the museum’s prized aircraft.

Monday March 15

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mechanic Monday- Meet our aircraft mechanics and learn the ropes!
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk- Learn aviation history standing under the wings our the museum’s prized aircraft.

Tuesday March 16

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Helicopter Take & Make
  • 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AV8R Experiments- Hands on fun that is all about science and aviation.
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. BT-13 on the Ramp- Get up close and personal with our newest military trainer- the BT-13 Valiant on our ramp.
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk- Learn aviation history standing under the wings our the museum’s prized aircraft.

Wednesday March 17

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Happy St. Patrick’s Day– Find a pot of gold, collect a coin and win a prize!
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Learn aviation history standing under the wings our the museum’s prized aircraft.

Thursday March 18

  • 10 a.m. – Noon Howard 250 Tours- Take a step back in time inside our newest plane, the rare and last flying Howard 250!
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pilot Experience- Fly our simulators then tour the Mooney Hangar and go through a flight check list, just like a real pilot!
  • 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Flight Crew ThursdayHear from a professional pilot and LSFM volunteer pilot on what it’s like to fly vintage and commercial liners.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lil’ Pilot’s Make & TakeDesign and color your own pilot’s uniform!

Friday March 19

  • 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Story Time- Bring your littles for a fun flying story in the Flight Academy.
  • 10 a.m. – Noon, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Howard 250 Tours- Take a step back in time inside our newest plane, the rare and last flying Howard 250!
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Battleship Texas Gun Trailer- Get up close and personal with some awesome and historic WWII hardware!
  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eggstronaut Drop!- Build a structure to protect your egg from recycled materials and drop it from our 2nd floor balcony! 

Saturday March 20

  • 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ELLINGTON DAY! We are celebrating all things Ellington. History, aviation, partners, and planes. Aircraft and vehicles on display, military on hand, info booths, demonstrations and more!  You won’t want to miss this awesome day!
    • United States Air Force 147th Attack Wing
    • Ellington Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
    • Ellington Field Fire Station
    • United States Coast Guard Air Station Houston
    • United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
    • Houston Airport Systems- Houston Spaceport
    • Houston Police Department Canine Unit
    • Mark Lardas, author of Ellington Field
    • Lone Star Flight Museum Volunteers
  • 11 a.m. History of Ellington Presentation- Listen to an engaging talk of the area’s history by author Mark Lardas
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!

Sunday March 21

  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Learn aviation history standing under the wings our the museum’s prized aircraft.

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