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 77 individual members represented in four categories: Trailblazers & Explorers, Military Aviators, Innovators & Entrepreneurs and Leaders.


The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame for 2019 is now closed. We are now accepting nominations for 2020.

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Texas Aviation Hall of Fame

Ben Love
B-17 Navigator and Houston's Leading Business Banker
Albert "Al" Mooney
Designer, Founder of Mooney Aircraft Company
Oran Nicks
NASA Program Director
Chester Nimitz
Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy
Lloyd Nolen
Founder of the Confederate Air Force
Warbird & Airshow Pilot
Judge Advocate, 15th Air Force
Brigadier General Noel Parrish
Commander of Tuskegee Army Airfield
Wiley Post
Aviation Innovator
Robert Prescott
Founder of the Flying Tiger Line, Inc.
Deborah Rihn-Harvey
Pilot, Instructor and Aerobatic Pioneer