by Larry Gregory, President & COO

On July 15th, 2017 daily guest operations will come to a close at the Lone Star Flight Museum after nearly 27 years at Scholes Airport.

Joe and Cathy Clary, Lisa and Jerome Simon

Donors and guests enjoyed an evening of high-flying events inside the Waltrip Hanger and were treated to a sneak peek of our new Ellington Airport location!

2017 Taking Flight Gala Waltrip Hangar

In the most highly-attended gala in Lone Star Flight Museum history, more than 900 guests helped raise $1.1million dollars and inaugurated Houston’s new $38 million aviation history and STEM museum.

Waltrip Hangar with Banners

As we enter the final weeks of construction on our new building at Ellington Airport, the progress has been remarkable. Check out some of the latest photos from the last week.

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).