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Greatest Generation Aircraft

Meacham Airport

92% of 402 customers recommend

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Flight in a historic WWII vintage C-47 aircraft takes passengers above the DFW area to view Christmas Lights in a way never seen before.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Flights are offered 11/29/13-12/31/13 at 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:30pm. Not valid 12/7, 12/24 or 12/25. Limit 5 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply; any scheduling changes incur a $25 fee. Must sign waiver. 400lb weight max. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Greatest Generation Aircraft - Meacham Airport: Holiday-Lights Flight Tour in a Douglas C-47 for One or Two from Greatest Generation Aircraft (Up to 73% Off)

Choose Between Two Options

  • $99 for a 40-minute holiday-lights flight tour for one in a WWII vintage Douglas C-47 aircraft ($350 value)
  • $189 for a 40-minute holiday-lights flight tour for two in a WWII vintage Douglas C-47 aircraft ($700 value) <p>

Groups of up to 15 passengers enjoy hot chocolate and cookies before being driven out to the plane in a vintage military truck. Pilots then take guests for 30-minute flights above the DFW area in a historic Douglas C-47, a World War II-era plane. Flying at low altitudes, they will see Lake Arlington’s Interlochen Christmas Lights as well as views of downtown Fort Worth.<p>

Children ages 2 and younger may fly for free in the lap of a paid adult. Passengers in wheel chairs can be assisted on board.<p>

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.

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92% of 402 customers recommend

What a beautiful way to see the lights of Fort Worth. We took another couple with us and luckily one of them was an airplane enthusiast because he asked questions of the pilot - so we got some wonderful insight on that plane. Yes, it was loud.... all I could think is that those poor soldiers who had to endure that day after day; sure makes me grateful for their service.
Julie B. · 7 days ago
Very helpful!
Sarah H. · May 20, 2016
Super great experience! The plan is facianting!
Lisa J. · March 10, 2016
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    Meacham Airport

    4201 N Main St.

    Fort Worth, TX 76106

    +18176599249

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