1988-2018 Milestones

Milestones
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The Frontiers of Flight Museum has been proudly serving our community since our formation in 1988 and incorporation in 1989. Preserving the history of aviation and space travel, and providing a rich educational resource for future generations, we continue to impact our community and look forward to the next 30 years of serving you.
We invite you to enjoy a comprehensive account of our history of milestones.

Celebrate 30

Join us for “Celebrate 30,” our 2019 Gala, on May 10. Learn more.

 

Here are a few highlights of our Milestones:


• Frontiers of Flight Museum is Incorporated


• Frontiers of Flight Museum Receives 501 (C) 3 Charter


• Frontiers of Flight Museum Opens to the Public in Love Field Terminal


• George E. Haddaway and General James H. Doolittle Receive Haddaway Award


• Honorable Barry Goldwater and Robert L. Crandall, American Ailines, Receive Haddaway Award


• Honorable Sam Johnson and Brig. General Chuck Yeager Receive Haddaway Award


• Coach Tom Landry Receives Haddaway Award


• Frontiers of Flight Museum Receives $7.2 TXDOT Grant for New Facility
• Col. Walter Cunningham, Jay Miller and John Konrad Receive Haddaway Award


• Frederick Smith, Chariman of FedEx, and Rain Hancock Receive Haddaway Award
• Frontiers of Flight Museum Becomes a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum


• Ground Breaking Ceremony for Lemmon Avenue Facility
• Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison and Civil Air Patrol Receive Haddaway Award
• Frontiers of Flight Museum Opens Remote Museum Store at North Park Center


• First Gala Event on May 24
• J. Jan Collmer, Co-Founder of the Museum, Receives Haddaway Award
• Apollo VII Command Module Arrives at the Museum


• Colleen Barrett, President of Southwest Airlines, Receives Haddaway Award
• NASA and Frontiers of Flight Museum Present Ambassador of Exploration Award to Col. Walter Cunningham
• Moon Rock Dedication
• Frontiers of Flight Museum Presents NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz “Return to Flight” Lecture Series


• Senator John Glenn Receives Haddaway Award


• General T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, Receives Haddaway Award


• Frontiers of Flight Museum Presents “The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” Celebrity Speaker Banquet
• Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo VII Mission


• Frontiers of Flight Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration


• Southwest Airlines N300SW 737 “Lands” at the Frontiers of Flight Museum
• Dr. Kenneth Cooper Receives Hall of Fame Award
• Southwest Airlines Exhibit Dedication


• Vought’s V-173 “The Flying Pancake” Exhibit Dedication
• Gary Kelly, President/CEO, Southwest Airlines, Receives Haddaway Award


• Congressman Ralph Hall Receives Haddaway Award


• Admiral Patrick Walsh and Roger Staubach Receive Haddaway Award
• New Education Logic Model and Vision Announcement


• Unveiling of Renovated SR-71 Gallery
• Sean Donohue, President/CEO, DFW International Airport, Receives Haddaway Award
• Celebration of Doolittle Raider Dick Cole’s 100th Birthday
• Birth of the Frontiers of Flight Museum “Frontiers Flyer”
• Santa Delivers PT-17 Aircraft


• Dan Caine Receives Haddaway Award
• Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for SPOC, Space Portal Odyssey Capsule, Portable Planetarium

• Apollo XI Astronauts Jim Lovell and Fred Haise Receive Haddaway Award
• Dedication of Renovated Braniff Airlines Exhibit
• Celebration of the “Great American Solar Eclipse”


• WWII Veteran John Luckadoo Receives Haddaway Award
• Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo VII Mission


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