honor the past•empower the future
Dallas' premiere Aviation and World War II Museum. Perfect for the entire family.
B-29 FIFI and B-24 Diamond Lil are back!
We will be closed on November 23 and 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.
B-24 "Diamond Lil"
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About the NAEC
The Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center (NAEC), located at the Dallas Executive Airport, provides hands-on learning opportunities, an immersive history experience and activities for all ages. Our mission is to Honor the Past, Empower the Future. Visit us to be inspired by aviation and history while developing leadership and "21st century" job skills. No matter the career, strong skills in communication, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and citizenship will help individuals of all ages be more successful.
The NAEC is the flagship of the American Airpower Heritage Museum (AAHM), an affiliate of the Commemorative Air Force. The Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center was named in honor of Henry B. Tippie, a World War II veteran.
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The CAF is the largest collection of flying warbirds.