Exploration of Flight

History Comes to Life Showcase

History Comes to Life Showcase

Date: Friday, Sep 1 | 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Venue: Exploration of Flight
Categories: Special Events

Join Wings Exploration of Flight, in partnership with EAA Rocky Mountain Chapter 301 and Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing, from September 1 – 4 to experience rare historic aircraft up close! The featured aircraft of this event include the 1920s Ford Tri-motor and the C-47 “That’s All, Brother” that led the invasion on D-Day in 1944. Also on the ramp will be a 1947 C-45 Twin Beech and a 1943 SNJ from the Commemorative Air Force Gulf Coast Wing.

Purchase Tickets

Use discount code hce9f for a discount on the purchase of 5 tickets or more.

Featured Aircraft

Ford Tri-Motor

EAA Ford Tri-motor

Recall the energy, passion and excitement of the roaring ’20s by flying aboard the Ford Tri-Motor. Known as the first luxury airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor redefined world travel and marked the beginning of commercial flight.

Flight pricing and availability vary. The Ford Tri-motor will be at Exploration of Flight from 9/1-9/3.

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C-47 “That’s All, Brother

CAF C-47

“That’s All, Brother” is the troop carrier aircraft that led the airborne invasion on D-Day, June 6, 1944, carrying 101st Airborne Division paratroopers into France.

Flight pricing and availability vary. Ground tours will be available when the plane is not flying or being moved on the ramp.

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C-45 Twin Beech and SNJ

The 1947 Beechcraft saw military service during WWII and is one of the world’s most widely used light aircraft. The SNJ is named the “Pilot Maker” because thousands of new pilots trained for war in this powerful single-engine aircraft.

Flight pricing and availability vary.

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C-45 and SNJ Airplanes flying next to each other

Food Trucks

Enjoy some delicious food from a local food truck!

September 1: Isan Thai Food Truck

September 2: Isan Thai Food Truck & Cruz In & Eat

September 3: Shuggs BBQ

September 4: Shuggs BBQ

Food purchases not included in admission.

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