It was the final tribute to a piece of aviation history — not just to this region but the state of California.
Unbeknownst to the general public — hidden behind wire fencing, overgrown shrubbery and empty hangars — Judy Scholl was joined by nearly 100 pilots, who flew in from all over Southern California to mark the closure of Art Scholl Aviation, a staple at Rialto Municipal Airport for 36 years.
The impromptu fly-in also commemorated the impending closure of the Rialto airport later this year.
For the complete story by Liset Marquez of the Inland Valley (Ontario, Calif.) Daily Bulletin, click here.
Photo by Liset Marquez