1940 Air Terminal Museum blog

Museum closed Sunday (5/21)

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Filed under: News by Blair

Due to technical difficulties, the museum will be closed tomorrow (5/21) to allow us time to make necessary repairs to our point of sale operating system.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and appreciate your patience and understanding.

We will reopen for normal business on Tuesday (5/23) at 10am.

Thank you for your support of the museum!

My $50 airplane!

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Filed under: Blog entry (Home Page) by Blair

One of our raffle plane winners, Michael Little, wrote about his adventure of flying his $50 airplane from Houston to Nebraska!

“We’ve had adventures since then, my “$50 airplane” and I, and I hope we have many more, but that flight back from Houston has been, so far, my most memorable flight.” – Michael Little, winner of raffle plane number 5.

Check out the full article here:

https://disciplesofflight.com/memorable-flight-houston-omaha-50-dollar-airplane/

Giving Tuesday

Sunday, November 20, 2016
Filed under: News by Blair

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (11/29). As you begin your holiday shopping, please consider giving to the 1940 Air Terminal Museum.

Your gift will help kick start our 2017 strategic goal initiatives into high gear and provide much needed funding to ensure our fundraising ventures are successful.
We are so thankful for all of your continued support.

http://www.1940airterminal.org/donate/giving_tuesday_logo

Amazon Smile


Filed under: News by Blair

Here’s an easy way to support the museum while doing your holiday shopping:

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0612294 and Amazon donates to Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society Inc.
This is a super easy way to make a donation. All you have to do is shop on Amazon just like you normally would (aside from adding the word “smile” to the beginning of the web address) and select Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society, Inc. as your charity of choice. This will not add on any hidden fees or cause your item to cost you any additional money. Amazon will simply donate a percentage of your purchase to the museum. How great is that?!

 

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Raffle plane 9.0 delivery

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Filed under: Blog entry (Home Page), Raffle Plane 9.0 - N7980B, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

On Saturday September 3, 2016, raffle plane 9.0, N7980B was delivered to Miami, OK to the winner, Mr. Dennis Moore!

Museum president Bernard Morris and volunteer Blair McFarlain delivered the plane to a very happy owner!

Our day started early, with a sunrise pre-flight.

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We planned to make one fuel stop in KOSA – Mount Pleasant, TX, which, as we discovered, is also the home of the Mid America Flight Museum!

 

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Bernard approves!

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On the ground in Mount Pleasant!

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The plane is fueled and ready to go!

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Bernard even got in a little bit of planespotting while we walked to see the museum.

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LOTS of cool planes in here, we will definitely be back!

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When we landed at Miami, OK, we were greeted by an enthusiastic winner and his son.   Mr. Moore is retired from the FAA and is an A&P mechanic and will have a lot of fun with his new plane!

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A toast to a job well done while waiting for our flight back to Houston!

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