HOUSTON — Nominations are now being accepted for the Class of 2017 for the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame.
Those selected will be announced in September and will be inducted during the Lone Star Flight Museum’s annual gala in May 2017.
To be selected as an inductee into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame, one must be either a Texan who has made extraordinary contributions to aviation, or a Texas aviator who has made an extraordinary contribution to the United States or the world in another field.
Past inductees include World War II aviator and Honorary Chairman of the Capital Campaign President George H. W. Bush, airline great Howard Hughes, US Air Force pilot and NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz, and astronauts Gene Cernan, Alan Bean and John Young.
To nominate someone for the hall of fame, send his or her name (or group name) along with an outline of the Texas aspects of the life and work of the suggested honoree as well as a statement as to why you believe that person or persons is deserving, to firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 1, 2016.