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Frontiers of Flight Museum, TX

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Overview

The mission of the Frontiers of Flight is create and sponsor educational programs for school and public groups in order to educate, motivate and inspire the next generation. The museum seeks to preserve the University of Texas at Dallas' History of Aviation Collection and expand the FOFM collection and recognize and promote the contributions of aviation and aerospace to the community with a focus on events and personalities which have pushed the "frontier of aviation".The Frontiers of Flight Museum was founded in November, 1988, by Kay Bailey Hutchison, Jan Collmer, and William E. Cooper. Their initial intent was to exhibit at Dallas Love Field the priceless artifacts, documents and photographs of the History of Aviation Collection donated to The University of Texas at Dallas by the legendary aviation historian George E. Haddaway. Since 1988, the Museum has added to the Collection extensive artifacts dealing with the history of aviation from earliest days through today's modern military, commercial and aerospace vehicles. The Frontiers of Flight Museum was founded in November, 1988, by Kay Bailey Hutchison, Jan Collmer, and William E. Cooper. Their initial intent was to exhibit at Dallas Love Field the priceless artifacts, documents and photographs of the History of Aviation Collection donated to The University of Texas at Dallas by the legendary aviation historian George E. Haddaway. Since 1988, the Museum has added to the Collection extensive artifacts dealing with the history of aviation from earliest days through today's modern military, commercial and aerospace vehicles. In 1993, the George E. Haddaway Medal for Achievement in Aviation was created in honor of this renowned collector and aviation historian. Regional and national contributors to the field of aviation have been chosen to receive this prestigious award.

Recreational Activities:

  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • VISITOR CENTER

Address:

Love Field Terminal
LB-18
Dallas,TX,75235
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