March 25, 2017 Gill Aviation Open House - David Wayne Hooks Airport - Spring TX
Come see the B-17 Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" along with her Warbird friends at Gill Aviation, David Wayne Hooks Airport on Saturday March 25, 2017. Tours and rides from 10 AM until 4 PM.
Attending aircraft will be:
Tour, touch or fly in the world's only flying Curtiss SB2C, the final purpose-built dive-bomber to enter the Navy inventory during WWII. The carrier-based dive bomber replaced the Douglas SBD Dauntless in US Navy service. The Helldiver was a troubled beast, and often bore the brunt of derisive jokes from its crews. When called upon, however, the aircraft and its committed crews were capable of making an impact on history. During the battle of the Philippine Sea, for example, the U.S. counterattack launched 51 Helldivers as the backbone of that mission. Take a seat in the tail-gunner position on the Helldiver! Scroll down to book a ride.
B-25 Devil Dog
Tour or ride in the legendary B-25 bomber.
AT6 Texan Ace in the Hole
Take off in the legendary trainer of WWII. Thousands of our aviators were taught how to fly in the T6 "Texan". This is a true warbird ride that will take you back 50 years.
N3N Navy Trainer Yellow Peril
See Houston from the open cockpit of the classic bi-plane trainer.
BT 13 Trainer Valiant
Only 40 of these early trainers, introduced in 1940, remain in the air today. Take a truly historic flight in one!
PT-19 Open Cockpit Trainer
The first trainer used to train WWII pilots.
Call Winona Morton, 936-697-3237 to book a ride on one of the three trainers.