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Kick the Tires and Light the Fires at New Lone Star Flight Museum

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Abrahán Garza
This weekend marked the opening of the Lone Star Flight Museum in its new $38 million dollar digs at Ellington Airport, featuring 130,000 square feet of historically significant aircraft, more than 1,500 artifacts and a journey through aviation technology ranging from gliders to space exploration. The world-class facility includes the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame and interactive exhibits including hang-gliding and the Redbird Flight Simulation MX2.

The collection includes the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, North American T-6 Texan, North American B-25 Mitchell, Boeing PT-17 Stearman, Fairchild PT-19 Cornell, Cessna T-41 Mescalero, Douglas SBD Dauntless, Chance Vought F4U-5 Corsair, Grumman F6F Hellcat, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, Douglas DC-3, Douglas A-1D Skyraider, Douglas A-26B Invader and Bell TAH-1P Cobra. Photos by Abrahán Garza.