Midland, Texas: First Airplane of Texas

The first airplane built and flown in Texas. Hangs in the lobby of Midland's airport.
Address:
600 Air Park Road, Midland, TX
Directions:
Midland International Airport
Hours:
Airport hours. (Call to verify)
Phone:
432-560-2200
Admission:
Free (other than airport parking).
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First Airplane of Texas

Restored first airplane built and flown in Texas, by Austrian immigrant Johann Pliska, who also happened to be the county's first naturalized US citizen. Hanging in the lobby (left wing) of the Midland International Airport.

[Horst Kurz, 12/31/2005]

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