Blog – What’s New at Galaxy FBO

Boeing 737’s First Flight

The two and a half hour flight on 9 April 1967 from Boeing Field (KBFI) in Seattle to Paine Field (KPAE) in Everett, Washington marks the maiden flight of the first ever Boeing 737.

After more than 1,300 hours of flight-testing by a six-airplane fleet, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration certified the Boeing 737 as logical short- range jetliner airplane. The first 737-100 was delivered to Lufthansa (Deutsche Lufthansa AG), which began commercial service on February 10, 1968. The Boeing 737 series is the best-selling jet airliner in the history of aviation, continuously manufactured by Boeing since 1967 with 7,865 aircraft delivered and 3,680 orders yet to be fulfilled as of December 2013.

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Aeronautical Rodeo

Black Walnut Café Conroe is now featuring local artist Liz Hill’s unique artwork titled “Aeronautical Rodeo”.

The mixed media artwork features an original blue print of a F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. The Black Walnut Café Conroe is located on the third floor of the Galaxy FBO, hence the “Aeronautical Rodeo” theme is quite a good match for its dining room! The Black Walnut Café Conroe is open to the public for breakfast and lunch everyday from 7am to 3pm.

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BeechTalk Fly-In

BeechTalk Forum Members Met at Galaxy FBO for Lunch at Black Walnut Café

BeechTalk™ is the quintessential Beechcraft Owners & Pilots Group providing a forum for the discussion of technical, practical, and entertaining issues relating to all Beech aircraft. These include the Bonanza (both V-tail and straight-tail models), Baron, Debonair, Duke, Twin Bonanza, King Air, Sierra, Skipper, Sport, Sundowner, Musketeer, Travel Air, Starship, Queen Air, BeechJet, and Premier lines of airplanes, turboprops, and turbojets.

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“Airport expansion could mean big business for Conroe area”

ABC News 13 Tom Abrahams

ABC News Channel 13 Houston (KTRK) ran a special report on the Lone Star Executive Airport, featuring the Runway 14-32 expansion, the new Galaxy FBO and the Black Walnut Café.

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“It’s All You.”

The 2014 Houston Auto Show just ended – if you’ve been there, you probably picked up a few brochures.

If you have picked up a Chevrolet Silverado brochure by any chance, please flip over to page 34 with the title “It’s All You!”, and you will see two trucks parked at a construction site…

Chevrolet Silverado

 

You’re probably wondering why you’re reading about a Chevrolet brochure on this general aviation related blog page. For those who watched our Construction Video, may probably recognize the background.
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