Frontiers of Flight reopens Braniff exhibit this month

Frontiers of Flight Museum Braniff exhibit. Photo by Can Türkyilmaz

Thanks to the help of several former Braniff employees, Frontiers of Flight’s Braniff exhibit has undergone a complete makeover. The updated exhibit is slated to open on Saturday, Aug. 19.

It now features touchscreen video presentations, new display cases and artifacts, and a section that chronicles the airline’s history in South America.

Several pilots, mechanics and flight attendants helped the museum revamp their displays.

In case you aren’t familiar with Braniff, it was a Dallas-based airline that thrived in the 1950s and ’60s. The company emphasized luxury and style, and the hostesses prided themselves on being fashion-conscious and glamorous. 

(One of our neighbors, Ben Cass, owns the largest collection of Braniff memorabilia in existence. You can read about it here.)


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