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Aviation: Like the music that feeds the soul!

Galaxy FBO is proud to support the performing arts at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in the 2014 season.

As the Gateway to North Houston, our multi-million dollar facility serves as the impressive entry point to our community, we see our facility as an amenity to the community, in line with the Mitchell family’s commitment and passion to bring various unmatched amenities that separate our community from the rest.

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Remembering Aeronautical Engineer, Test Pilot & Astronaut William Dana

  • May 6, 2014
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B-52 Flyover.

You may have noticed this unique photo on display at the Galaxy FBO hallway leading up to our reception area. The famous photo showcases a B-52 post-mission flyover. The HL-10 experimental aircraft features aerospace pioneer William H. Dana, an aeronautical engineer, test pilot and an astronaut, watching the flyover take place.

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Texas Tour d’Elegance

The Concours d’Elegance of Texas and the Houston Classic Motorcar Weekend began today with the annual Tour d’Elegance; a scenic guided tour of the Montgomery County.

Around 40 vintage and exotic cars started the tour at the La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa Conference Center and drove to Black Walnut Café Conroe for lunch.

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Easter Egg Hunt with a Surprise!

While your young ones are enjoying an Easter Egg Hunt this Easter Sunday, a more surprising moment for them (or for any aviation enthusiast) would be to find a Kinder Surprise Chocolate Egg with the world’s largest airliner inside!

Easter Egg Hunt with a Surprise

Ferrero Kinder Surprise is a 40-year-old tradition that has delighted millions of children with a revolutionary idea, by combining a chocolate egg, and a surprise toy. A Kinder Surprise Egg is a hollow chocolate egg around the same size as a normal hen’s egg, made from a thin layer of milk chocolate and a thin layer of white chocolate that is held inside a colorful plastic capsule containing a small toy.

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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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