HERITAGE FRESNO, Presents:
A celebration of Fresno’s aviation history!
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – SATURDAY, MAY 4TH from 9:30 am until 2:00 pm.
“THE ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY OF FRESNO’S AVIATION HERITAGE.”
The “gem” that is Chandler Field, now known as CHANDLER EXECUTIVE AIRPORT, and formerly Fresno’s Municipal Airport. The nature and significance of this charming cluster of structures – products of the historically important “Works Projects Administration (WPA)” – will be interpreted and enjoyed.
The day will include:
1. Fun fly-in by members of Central Valley Aviation;
2. vintage aircraft;
3. classic cars;
4. panel of experts interpreting the history, significance and restoration of the facilities;
5. Fresno aviation during World War II;
6. pictures of early Fresno aviation; and
7. family fun galore.
Karana Hattersley-Drayton, Historical Preservation Project Officer for the City of Fresno;
Janice Stevens, History writer;
George F. Gruner, Former Fresno Bee Executive Editor;
Paula Lloyd, “Ask Me” from the Fresno Bee;
The “Pop” Laval Foundation and Gallery;
with a Fly-in sponsored by CENTRAL VALLEY AVIATION.
* Authors will be available for book signing
CHANDLER EXECUTIVE AIRPORT on KEARNEY BLVD. just west of HIGHWAY 99.
It is Historical Fresno Preservation week and National Historic Preservation Month! Come look!
“SEE IT! CELEBRATE IT! SAVE IT!”
WE WILL SEE YOU THERE!
For more information contact 559-243-5848