Things to see and do at the Frontiers of Flight museum

Mark your calendars for our DFW Camp Expo for kids on February 25, 2023 at the Frontiers of Flight museum in Dallas, Texas! There will be many vendors and organizations there ready to show what they have to offer and discuss options for your kids spring and summer camps. Get your free tickets by clicking here and read below for some of the things to see and do at the Frontiers of Flight museum while you are there.

Duval Model Aircraft Exhibit

The Duval Model Aircraft Exhibit is the culmination of more than 40 years of plastic model building by Master Modeler Allan Duval. Mr. Duval built models of 1/48 scale aircraft ranging from World War One to the Jet Age.

The Duval Model Aircraft Exhibit displays 289 models built by Master Modeler Allan Duval.

Flight Trainer Gallery

This gallery focuses on the development and use of flight training aids to advance the safety and reliability of manned flight. Flight simulators are used for a variety of reasons, including flight training (mainly of pilots), for design and development of the aircraft itself, and for research into aircraft characteristics and control handling qualities. Several different devices are utilized in modern flight training. Cockpit procedures demonstration trainers are used to practice basic cockpit procedures, such as processing emergency checklists, and for cockpit familiarization.

The Link Army-Navy Trainer model 18 (AN-T-18) is on loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. All other artifacts are on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Richard W. Cree Gallery

The approximately 15,000 square feet that comprises the Richard W. Cree Gallery is the main display gallery of the Museum. This gallery takes up all floor space in the south building not assigned to specific galleries. It is home to our large aircraft.

When visiting the gallery, be sure to look up. Several aircraft are suspended from the ceiling above the gallery.

Space Flight Gallery

This gallery focuses on manned space flight and our exploration of the universe. The Space Flight Gallery features artifacts from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo Programs. It includes the Apollo 7 Command Module, the only Moon Rock on display in North Texas, as well as Space Shuttle and International Space Station artifacts. The gallery also documents the recent efforts toward privatization of space flight through our Beal Aerospace and SpaceShipOne displays.

The replica of SpaceShipOne is one of six exact copies of the original Scaled Composites space vehicle, made from the same mold as the original. It is on loan to the Museum from the Saint Louis Science Center.

And So Much More!

THERE IS SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO AT THE FRONTIERS OF FLIGHT MUSEUM IN DALLAS AND DFW CAMP EXPO WILL BE THERE FEBRUARY 25, 2023. GET YOUR FREE TICKETS BY CLICKING HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/450469164397

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