Join the City of Palmdale as we dedicate a memorial plaque to honor Joseph Potter Davies, Jr.
Joe Davies Heritage Airpark in Palmdale was named after Joe because of his service to aeronautics and his many contributions to the people of the Antelope Valley.
Come and celebrate National Aviation Day with us and join others across the United States honoring the development of aviation.
The August 19 holiday was first observed in 1939 after the proclamation by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and August 19 was selected because it is the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville was the younger of the Wright brothers, renowned American aviation pioneers.