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HOU 1940's Air Terminal  
User currently offlineType-rated From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 1638 times:

I dropped by the old 1940's Air Terminal at HOU that is being restored. It is now open to the public. So far, only the North section is open but you can see the rest through glass walls. Some former pilots have lent their memorabilia collections for display in this terminal. Right now, the walls are all torn up awaiting replastering. But they have some pictures of the place in it's hey day. They have a Martin 404 in flyable condition sitting out in front. Soon it will be sent off to be painted in EA colors. I think this is going to be a very interesting place when completed. Has anyone else gone by this place?

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User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 1626 times:

Yup was there 2 weekends ago. Neat place. And I have to say its about time they renovate HOU.

User currently offlineDAirbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 595 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 1601 times:
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I took a picture of it when I visited Houston a couple of years ago. I am glad it has been restored.

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User currently offlineA340Spotter From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1983 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (10 years 12 months 9 hours ago) and read 1563 times:


Outside of the terminal, you mentioned a Martin 404 there. Was this in addtion to the Universal Airlines DC-6 that was there during and after the SuperBowl weekend?
I need to get down to HOU more often instead of staying around IAH...


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Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1530 times:


No, the DC-6 was nowhere to be seen, all they had was this 404 sitting on the ramp awaiting repainting into EA livery. Now I really would have liked to see a DC-6!!!

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