Greatest Generation Aircraft

American Aero

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In a Nutshell

Kids' camp includes a flight in a WWII-era Douglas C-47, tours of museums and an air traffic control tower, and a take-home RC helicopter

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 3, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

$169 for a one-day aviation camp for one child aged 6–15 ($350 value)

  • Flight in a World War II C-47
  • Tour of the Fort Worth Aviation Museum
  • Tour of the Vintage Flight Museum
  • Tour of Meacham Air Traffic Control Tower
  • New remote-controlled helicopter with instructions to take home
  • Lunch and drinks are included

Camp runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Choose a camp date on a weekday between May 26 and July 3.

Greatest Generation Aircraft

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.

Customer Reviews

This was a great experience. All the volunteers who make this airplane fly, to the wonderful views of the city and bring a part of WW II history, make this an A++++ date!!!!
Pamela S. · 6 days ago
amazing flight and friendly crew highly recommend to take flight inside history!
Jacob K. · January 21, 2017
was a gift for my wife who has been a big "gooney" fan for decades. That she loved every moment of the experience made the three hour trip to Ft Worth absolutely worth it. I believe that this will go down for her as a lifetime highlight.
Gerald V. · January 17, 2017
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    American Aero

    505 Northwest 38th Street

    Hangar 33 S

    Fort Worth, TX 76106

    +18176599249

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