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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