The Lone Star Flight Museum hosted the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Luncheon on Friday, April 19 and it was an incredible day celebrating four deserving aviators! Colleen C. Barrett, R. Walter Cunningham, Wally Funk and Heather Wilson are officially the Class of 2024.

Thank you to Southwest Airlines and all our event sponsors for making it a memorable day for the inductees and all who attended this amazing event. 


Colleen C. Barrett
President of Southwest Airlines

R. Walter Cunningham
Apollo 7 Astronaut

Wally Funk
Aviation Trailblazer

Heather Wilson
Secretary of the Air Force

Thank you to our Supporting Sponsors

Award Sponsor

Friend of Lone Star Flight Museum

The Patricia Jayne Keefer Foundation

The Joan and Herb Kelleher Charitable Foundation

Gold Sponsor

CenterPoint Energy

Robin & Marshall Cloyd

Patrice & Ed Noel

Scott Rozzell

Bette & Ralph Thomas

Silver Sponsor

Linda & Barry Hunsaker

Jane & Charles Szalkowski

Houston Airports

VIP Sponsor

Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP

Blue Origin

City of Nassau Bay

Dot Cunningham

Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar

Friends of the Lone Star Flight Museum

Members of the Women in Aviation Advisory Board

University of Texas at El Paso