PT-17 Stearman Bi-Plane. It became a standard primary trainer flown by the United States and several Allied nations during the late 1930s through World War Second.


New CEO Bringing Lone Star Flight Museum To Houston

Posted on · Although it has since reopened, the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston sustained heavy damage from Hurricane Ike back in 2008. Most airworthy planes were flown out of harm's way in advance, but many static displays were damaged or destroyed. The museum is moving inland to new facilities at Ellington Airport, and the new museum comes with a new CEO.

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Houston Museum Home to Vintage Military Aircraft

Posted on · The Texas Flying Legends Museum recently launched five WWII warbirds for a 2,200-mile journey to perform overseas. These trips are part of the museum's broader mission to honor war veterans. Houston Matters' Maggie Martin recently visited the museum at Ellington Airport as pilots were preparing to take off. The warbirds are expected to return to […]

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Gambling, Spaceport Update, and Dog Park Visit: Houston Matters for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Posted on · State Representative Carol Alvarado of Houston is sponsoring a measure during this legislative session that would create a Texas Gaming Commission. The commission could establish casino gambling in resort areas and in major cities, including Houston. Meanwhile, law enforcement officials in Harris County and the city of Houston have begun to tackle illegal gambling using […]

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