FYV Frontier Airlines and Central Airlines Museum Exhibit



ARKANSAS AIR AND MILITARY MUSEUM


EXHIBIT

THE DISPLAY AREA IS IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE HANGAR.

THE DOOR ON THE RIGHT LEADS TO THE MAIN HANGAR AREA

THIS CENTRAL COUNTER DISPLAY FEATURES SEQUENTIAL LIGHTS AND WAS FOUND DISCARDED IN ST. LOUIS IN 1969

THE FIRST CASE ON THE LEFT FEATURES CENTRAL AIRLINES ITEMS

THIS STATION AGENT UNIFORM WAS INTRODUCED IN 1978 ALONG WITH FRONTIER'S NEW "F" LOGO

THE MODEL AIRCRAFT ARE A CV240 (L) AND A DC-3 (R)

THE CAPS ON THE TOP SHELF HAVE TWO DIFFERENT CENTRAL LOGOS

THE BAG ON THE RIGHT PICTURES CENTRAL'S AEROGRAPH LOGO INTRODUCED IN 1965

THE SECOND CASE CONTAINS BOTH CENTRAL AND FRONTIER ITEMS

THE THIRD CASE IS FILLED WITH FRONTIER ARTIFACTS

THE CAPS SHOWN SPAN USAGE AT FRONTIER FROM THE 1960S THROUGH THE 1980S

THE CV580 MODEL HAS THE LIVERY FRONTIER USED FROM 1964 UNTIL 1978

FRONTIER'S INFLIGHT SERVICE WAS WELL KNOWN AND A HUGE ATTRACTION TO THE FLYING PUBLIC

A FRONTIER FLIGHT ATTENDANT SENT HER CAP FROM 1954

ANOTHER VIEW OF THE 1954 FLIGHT ATTENDANT CAP

FRONTIER'S LAST PILOT UNIFORM LOOKED VERY PROFESSIONAL

THE CV580 PRINT DEPICTS THE AIRCRAFT'S LAST FLIGHT AT FRONTIER IN 1982
The same year, February 1st, Frontier dropped service to Fayetteville.

ANOTHER DISPLAY CASE WAS ADDED IN MARCH, 2016

AN ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE BOARD WAS DIPLAYED MAY 6, 2017

IT'S ON THE WALL BEHIND THE NEW DISPLAY CASE WE GOT MARCH 2016

THE SCHEDULE SHOWN WAS IN EFFECT JUNE 1, 1981

A FEW FLIGHTS AND CITIES ARE NOT SHOWN DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF NUMBERS AND LETTERS

The George Ceshker exhibit was displayed in April 2017

Captain Ceshker was a Central/Frontier Airlines pilot from 1950 until 1975

His family bought the manikin to display his uniform in June 2017

His family donated these items in his honor
His memorial webpage is at http://FAL-1.tripod.com/George_Ceshker.html

Payroll manager Wayne Johnston's son Larry sent the ashtray set and glasses

The exhibit was assembled in February, 2004, by Jake LAMKINS. The items are mostly from his collection.
Other items are from Mrs. Jeff Gilbert, Donald Kime, Roland Kuhn, Craig Hansen, Don Keener,
Bob Erdmann, Don Enos, Mrs. Jim Ashley, Jeanne Palmquist Wolf and Judi Fenton Plumer.
Judy Hammond, the museum director in 2004, was very helpful with the project.
Museum executive director Warren Jones got two additional display cases for us in August, 2013.
A fourth display case was donated by Hugh Brewer in Mar 2016 which I was allowed to use by Sally Ebbrecht.
The arrival/departure board was added May 6, 2016.
It was donated by Ralph Beecham and was mounted on the wall by Jeff Gates.
The George Ceshker collection was sent by Greg Ceshker in April 2017.
Many thanks to everyone for their help and donations of Frontier memorabilia.

Jake LAMKINS