April 4, 2020 Conroe Open House - Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, Conroe, TX
Come see the B-17 Flying Fortress "Texas Raiders" along with her warbird friends at an open house at General Aviation Services, 5260 Central Parkway, Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, Conroe, TX on Saturday April 4, 2020.
Tours of the aircraft start at 10 AM and run until 4 PM except for flight times and are $10 for adults, $5 for children or $20 for a family of up to five members. That will give you 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 at www.B17TexasRaiders.org.
Aditional 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.
The Consolidated Vultee BT-13 Basic Trainer with its 450 HP Pratt and Whitney Radial engine
You can also sign up for a ride in the SB2C Helldiver!
This is your opportunity to experience a once in a lifetime adventure and take a historic flight on the last flying SB2C Helldiver in the World!! Experience the thrill of lifetime when you board the Navy’s deadliest aircraft of WWII.
When you take flight you will feel the power of the R2600-20 radial engine’s 1900 horse power as you sit in the gunner’s seat. This is an assault on your senses and an experience you will never forget. Reserve your ride today on the battleship destroyer! The “BEAST” is ready and waiting for you. Scroll down for online booking.
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. You can fly the whole family over Lake Conroe. 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 General Aviation Services at Conroe Lone Star Executive 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: $200.
Book the whole airplane: $540 (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