In olden times, climbing into the sky was only attainable by finding magic beans and then selling them to buy a blimp. Fly retro-style with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $89 for a Christmas Night light flight over the Metroplex (a $199 value)
- $189 for the above deal for two (a $398 value)<p>
Flights depart from Meacham Field at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m. Thursday–Sunday between November 23 and December 30, 2012. Passengers spend 30 minutes in the air of the 40-minute experience, with views of downtown Fort Worth’s Christmas lights and Arlington’s Lake Interlochen. Guests receive cookies and hot chocolate at check-in.
Southern Cross C-47
Originally a TWA aircraft, the Southern Cross Douglas C-47 was adopted by the Army Air Corps to shuttle troops to the front. The twin-propeller plane survived World War II and in the ensuing years underwent a series of makeovers. Its career includes years spent as a reliable set of wings for Delta Air Lines, a troupe of skydiving enthusiasts, and at least one head of state. The C-47 is now meticulously restored to its original WWII-era condition and in the dutiful care of Greatest Generation Aircraft, a nonprofit organization that introduces 21st-century crowds to the C-47 during rides and aerial shows.
“Make sure you are there early or on time...you don't want to miss your flight it is well worth the time...”
“Amazing experience, well worth it!!!”
“Wonderful C-47 flight experience! Like going back in time. Grateful for the opportunity and so glad there folks out there who are preserving history while making it...”
“Wonderful C-47 flight experience! Like going back in time. Grateful for the opportunity and so glad there folks out there who are preserving history while making it available to the general public.”
Vintage Flying Museum
505 Northwest 38th Street
Hangar 33 S
Fort Worth, TX 76106