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Coordinates: 32°50′33″N 96°50′07″W / 32.8424°N 96.8353°W / 32.8424; -96.8353

The front entrance of the Frontiers of Flight Museum

The Frontiers of Flight Museum
Frontiers of Flight Museum
is an aerospace museum located in Dallas, Texas, founded in November 1988 by William E. Cooper, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Jan Collmer.[1] Originally located within a terminal at Dallas Love Field, the museum now occupies a 100,000-square-foot (9,300 m2) building at the southeast corner of Love Field on Lemmon Avenue.[1] The museum is an affiliate within the Smithsonian Affiliations
Smithsonian Affiliations
program.[2] Aviation historian George E. Haddaway promoted the founding of the museum subsequent to donation of his extensive personal collection of aviation history books, journals, photographs, as well as archives to the University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas at Dallas
as the nucleus of one of the world's finest aviation collections, the History of Aviation Collection.[3] The museum features an extensive collection of aviation history artifacts and vehicles, and focuses on the history of aviation and space exploration with an emphasis on the role of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Exhibits include the Apollo 7
Apollo 7
Command Module; a World War I Sopwith Pup
Sopwith Pup
biplane; artifacts from the German airship Hindenburg and other airships; and over 200 World War II
World War II
aircraft models.

Contents

1 Aircraft on display 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Aircraft on display[edit] The Frontiers of Flight Museum's collection of aircraft includes:[4]

Bell 47 Bell TH-1L Iroquois Bell UH-1D Iroquois Boeing 737-200 nose section, Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
livery. Boeing 737-300 registration N300SW, Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
livery. Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Kaydet Bücker Bü 133 Culver Dart
Culver Dart
GC Curtiss JN-4D "Jenny" de Havilland DH.82H Tiger Moth E-Systems XQM-93A Glasflügel BS-1 Laser 200 LearAvia Lear Fan
LearAvia Lear Fan
2100 Learjet 24D Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star Lockheed Martin F-16B Fighting Falcon LTV A-7 Corsair II Meyer's Little Toot Northrop T-38 Talon Piper PA-20 Pacer Pitts S-2B Republic F-105D Thunderchief Ryan PT-22 Recruit Sopwith Pup Texas-Temple Sportsman
Texas-Temple Sportsman
(sole surviving example) Vought RF-8G Crusader Vought V-173
Vought V-173
"Flying Pancake" Wright Flyer
Wright Flyer
(replica)

Gallery[edit]

Apollo 7
Apollo 7
Command Module

Vought V-173

Sopwith Pup

Vought Airtrans
Vought Airtrans
(Car #25)

See also[edit]

List of aerospace museums

References[edit]

^ a b Frontiers of Flight Museum
Frontiers of Flight Museum
site Archived 2009-03-20 at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Frontiers of Flight Museum". Affiliate detail. Smithsonian Affiliations. 2011. Retrieved 16 Jul 2011.  ^ Texas Aviation Hall of Fame George E. Haddaway ^ "AIRCRAFT". Frontier Flying Museum. Retrieved: 20 April 2016.

External links[edit]

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