The right lighting can set the mood, whether it’s the twinkle of fireflies, a full moon in a starry sky, or a glowing lava flow oozing through a downtown thoroughfare. Heat up the night with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $99 for a Christmas-lights-nighttime 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., now through December 30, 2012, with no flights scheduled on Christmas Day. 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, and should plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled flight.
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.