Spring Break- A Flight Plan of Fun for the Whole Family! | Kids Out and About Houston

Spring Break- A Flight Plan of Fun for the Whole Family!


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 03/21/2021
Join us every day for fun aviation activities for kids of all ages! Fun is set to take off with special events including free flight simulators, AV8R Experiments, Hangar Talks and more!

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately.

SATURDAY MARCH 13

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Warbird Rides- It’s a bucket list-worthy experience! Purchase your ride here or watch the planes take off from our ramp!
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 11 a.m. Noon Natural Flyers– Visit with feathered “winged” friends from the Wildlife Center of Texas in this interactive program!
  • Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. Marshalling Class– Learn the signals and motions that direct and send off aircraft around the world, then try your hand at marshalling on our ramp!

SUNDAY MARCH 14

  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Hear the incredible story of the B-25 and the Doolittle Raid of WWII

MONDAY MARCH 15

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mechanic Monday- Meet our aircraft mechanics and learn the ropes!
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk- Learn why the F4U Corsair was one of the most legendary planes of WWII.

TUESDAY MARCH 16

  • 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AV8R Experiments- Hands on fun that is all about science and aviation.
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk- Discover why the T-6 Texan was nicknamed the “Pilot Maker.”

WEDNESDAY MARCH 17

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Happy St. Patrick’s Day– Find a pot of gold, collect a coin and win a prize!
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. No Touch Tables- Check out really cool aviation artifacts and machinery.
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Go back in time to the early days of commercial flight with our DC-3.

THURSDAY MARCH 18

  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pilot Experience- Fly our simulators then tour the Mooney Hangar and go through a flight check list, just like a real pilot!
  • 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Flight Crew Thursday– Hear from a professional pilot and LSFM volunteer pilot on what it’s like to fly vintage and commercial liners.
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lil’ Pilot’s Make & Take– Design and color your own pilot’s uniform!

FRIDAY MARCH 19

  • 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Story Time- Bring your littles for a fun flying story in the Flight Academy.
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Battleship Texas Gun Trailer- Get up close and personal with some awesome and historic WWII hardware!
  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eggstronaut Drop!- Build a structure to protect your egg from recycled materials and drop it from our 2nd floor balcony! 

SATURDAY MARCH 20

  • 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ELLINGTON DAY! We are celebrating all things Ellington. History, aviation, partners, and planes. Aircraft and vehicles on display, military on hand, info booths, demonstrations and more!  You won’t want to miss this awesome day!
    • United States Air Force 147th Attack Wing
    • Ellington Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
    • Ellington Field Fire Station
    • United States Coast Guard Air Station Houston
    • United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
    • Houston Airport Systems- Houston Spaceport
    • Houston Police Department Canine Unit
    • Mark Lardas, author of Ellington Field
    • Lone Star Flight Museum Volunteers
  • 11 a.m. History of Ellington Presentation- Listen to an engaging talk of the area’s history by author Mark Lardas
  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!

SUNDAY MARCH 21

  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Free Simulators & Mooney Hangar Tour– experience. You’ll feel like a real pilot!
  • 1 p.m. Hangar Talk– Imagine the thrill of flying the Grumman Avenger!

 

 


*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.

Location:

11551 Aerospace Ave.
Houston, TX, 77034
United States

Phone:

1-888-FLY-LSFM (359-5736)
Contact name: 
Larry Gregory
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
03/21/2021
Time: 
see website
Price: 
$9.95 and up

Ages

All Ages