John Houston in the SNJ with Rob Vitols in
the back seat.
John was a driving force that created the
Texas Air Museum. He has since past away
leaving a legacy of friendship, loyalty and his
personal vision. We owe much to John and
his family, friends, and volunteers that
supported the museum for a number years.
Our AN-2 N7083D the its sister ship N7083E
that were flown to the U.S.A. in 1993 after a
purchase Mr. Houston arranged in eastern
The Rio Hondo collection was a broad
selection of aircraft along with other items
such as the superstructures from two aircraft
carriers: the USS Iwo Jima and USS Cabot.
The superstructure of the USS Iwo Jima at
Rio Hondo can be seen in the picture.