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The Frontiers of Flight Museum will mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination with a respectful observance highlighting the events that took place at Love Field on November 22, 1963. The centerpiece of this observance will be a month-long visit by the only mockup of President Kennedy’s aircraft, Air Force One, as it was configured during the president’s fateful visit to Dallas.

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT Friday, Oct. 25 – Tuesday, Nov. 26 

The Frontiers of Flight Museum will mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination with a respectful observance highlighting the events that took place at Love Field on November 22, 1963.  The centerpiece of this observance will be a month-long visit by the only mockup of President Kennedy’s aircraft, Air Force One, as it was configured during the president’s fateful visit to Dallas.

The Air Force One mockup is created from the fuselage section of an actual Boeing 707, similar to the VC-137C aircraft number 26000 that became the first jet-powered Air Force One in 1962.  The 47-foot fuselage section features representations of the crew seating area, the presidential stateroom, and the compartment in which Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath of office (becoming the first—and so far only—president to do so aboard an airplane).  The mock-up also includes an accurate and detailed re-creation of the aircraft’s cockpit as it was when Col. James Swindal and his crew flew President Kennedy to Dallas.

While waiting to board the Air Force One mockup, visitors can view a short documentary about activities at Love Field on November 22, 1963.  They will also be able to take advantage of a unique photo opportunity as they exit the forward door with the Presidential seal on the fuselage beside them.

Special admission prices for this engagement:  $10 for Museum members, $12 for non-members, and $7 for children 3-17 (under 3 admitted free). Regular prices apply for Museum admission only.

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