Shell Houston Open

Galaxy FBO welcomes the Shell Houston Open coming to Golf Club of Houston March 30th to April 5th. The annual event is held in Humble TX, just south of our brand new state-of-the-art facility. The Shell Houston Open is a regular part of the PGA tour and it will be held one week before the masters. This is Houston’s largest and most prestigious golf event hosting 144 of the world’s best golfers all competing for $6M in prize money.

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Runway 14/32 Extension

It is official! The long awaited extension of runway 14/32 is completed. Numerous state and local dignitaries were on hand for the ribbon cutting on Monday, March 23rd. This long awaited construction is just the beginning to make Lone Star Executive, the airport of choice for Corporate Aviation in North Houston.

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Spring Poker Run

Houston Chapter of the 99s and the Greater Houston Association of Flight Instructors (GHAFI) organized a ‘Spring Poker Run’ which starts at Galaxy FBO on Saturday, March 28th.

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Houston Pinch Hitter Pilot Companion Course

Houston Pinch Hitter hosted a Pilot Companion Course on April 4th in the Galaxy FBO conference room. The objective of this course was to introduce a non-flying member of the family to flying an airplane. There were 20 attendees in the course and 4 students are now pursuing their full private certificates. Five aircraft were on the ramp for the attendees to learn about: 2 Piper Archers, a Grumman Cheetah, a Mooney, and a Cessna 172. This program is essential when it comes to being a competent Co-pilot and all left feeling well versed to fly in an emergency. Black Walnut Cafe catered the event and all guests had a chance to enjoy the facilities and the information they gained will be essential for their future flights.

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Flight Experience in the ‘Goodtime Gal’

Experience a part of history by booking a flight experience in ‘Goodtime Gal’ a Lockheed
C-60A. Built specifically for military service, the C-60A was the original ‘Lodestar’. Carrying the name and nose art ‘Goodtime Gal’, the C-60A was acquired by and assigned to the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. She was built in 1943 and configured as a paratroop transporter, complete with jump lights and a static line hookup.

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