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Falcon Field Airport Fabulous 40’s Fair
September 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Falcon Field Airport is celebrating its 80th year this year since its opening in 1941 during World War II as training base for British Royal Air Force and U.S. Army Air Corps pilots. To share this milestone with the Mesa community, Falcon Field is hosting a Fabulous 40’s Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 11 in Falcon Field Park. Admission and parking are free!
Highlights of the Fabulous 40’s Fair will include:
- Aircraft & history displays courtesy of the Wings of Flight Foundation & Falcon Warbirds
- Carnival games & rides
- Musical entertainment
- Kids’ activities & crafts
- Aviation-themed photo booth
- Aviation information booths
- Food trucks
- 80th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony – 12 p.m.
CAU will have a booth at the event to share info about our campus at Falcon Field and aviation degree program offerings, including fixed-wing and helicopter flight training degree programs.
Mr. Matthew A. Johnston has over 23 years of experience serving various roles in education and is currently serving as the President of California Aeronautical University. He maintains memberships and is a supporting participant with several aviation promoting and advocacy associations including University Aviation Association (UAA), Regional Airline Association (RAA), AOPA, NBAA, and EAA with the Young Eagles program. He is proud of his collaboration with airlines, aviation businesses and individual aviation professionals who are working with him to develop California Aeronautical University as a leader in educating aviation professionals.