May 25, 2019 Gill Aviation Open House - David Wayne Hooks Airport - Spring TX
Start the Memorial Day weekend with a visit to see the B-17 Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" along with her WWII Warbird friends at Gill Aviation, David Wayne Hooks Airport on Saturday May 25, 2019. Are there veterans in your family? There’s no better way to honor them than by getting up close and personal with military aviation history.
Tours of the aircraft start at 10 AM and run until 4 PM except for flight times. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children or $20 for a family of up to five members and includes access to all aircraft.
Flights on the Flying Fortress start at $475. Those who wish to fly on Texas Raiders can call 1-855-FLY-A-B17 (1-855-359-2217) or reserve on line below or at www.B17TexasRaiders.org.
Addiotional aircraft will be:
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.
Ride the C-45/Twin Beech "Little Raider"
Experience the magic in the sky with a flight on the Commemorative Air Force twin engine Beech 18. Painted in Navy colors and sporting an Admiral’s stars, the Twin Beech seats five passengers in cozy comfort as she lifts into the sky. Want the view from the cockpit? The co-pilot’s seat is available, as well as four cushy leather seats in the cabin. Flights leave from Gill Aviation, David Wayne Hooks Airport. Children age five and over are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Each flight is approximately 20 minutes in the air, and includes a safety briefing and photo opportunity with the pilot.
Seats in the cabin: $100 each
Co-pilot seat: $150
Book the whole airplane: $500 (that's a 10% discount. Call for discount)
NOTE: 4 seats must be sold for the flight to go
To purchase a ride call 1-855-FLY-A-B17 (1-855-359-2217) or reserve on line at www.B17TexasRaiders.org or use the form below