Addison-Based Cavanaugh Flight Museum Names Gil Geddes to Director of Events

Addison staple The Cavanaugh Flight Museum has a new Director of Events, Gil Geddes. Geddes is formerly of Dallas Love Field’s Frontiers of Flight Museum and brings over 18 years experience in special events management to Cavanaugh.

Addison, TX, November 22, 2009 --( The Cavanaugh Flight Museum has named Gil Geddes as its new director of events. Geddes has more than 18 years experience of special events management. He will oversee a new fundraising initiative that will expand the scope and type of events held at the museum.

“Gil’s expertise will be extremely valuable as we implement our 2010 events-driven strategy,” says Doug Jeanes, Cavanaugh Flight Museum director.

Geddes previously served as director of events for the Frontiers of Flight Museum at Dallas Love Field. Prior to that position he spent 11 years in the Dallas-Fort Worth event industry with responsibilities for day-to-day management and production of special events.

Mr. Geddes holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison houses historically significant aircraft from WWI era (replicas), 1930’s, WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War periods.

Unlike most aviation museums, many of the aircraft on display fly regularly at air shows throughout the county. The collection is noteworthy for its high standards of restoration and a number of aircraft have received awards for restoration quality.

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum also houses an art gallery featuring an outstanding collection of aviation art.

The museum is open from 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Saturday and from 11 am – 5 pm on Sunday. It is located at 4572 Claire Chennault, Addison, Texas on the East side of Addison Airport.

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