Radio controlled airplane pilots from throughout the area converge on Wheeler, Indiana to show off their large aircraft as part of the Midwest Sundowners Club Big Bird Day.
Heavily guarded, manacled and shackled, outlaw John Dillinger is shown on Jan. 30, 1934, as he is taken from one plane to another in St. Louis, Tenn., while under way to his final destination, the Lake County Jail in Crown Point.
The control tower at Gary/Chicago International Airport, seen in this March 2012 photo, is set to close Friday, falling victim to federal sequester budget cuts, Airport Interim Director Steve Landry told the authority board Monday.
Crown Point native Amanda Keck represented Purdue University in a cross-country aerial race for women. The two-woman Purdue crew won the first leg and placed third in another leg of the race. Video provided by Purdue University.
A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened 40,000-square-foot hanger at Gary/Chicago International Airport. The hangar features energy-efficient systems seen here such as huge overhead fans and digitally controll…
The Gary Jet Center recently opened a new $5 million, 40,000-square-foot hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport that features energy-efficient, insulated panels on the ceiling, walls and 240-foot-long front door.
The front door on the Gary Jet Center's new hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport is 240 feet long and 28 feet high. It is made up of 2 1/2-inch-thick insulated panels set between steel I-beams that slide over tracks in the floor.
A Bombardier Global Express corporate jet is one of the first planes to be housed at the Gary Jet Center's recently opened hangar at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
An overhead fan 20 feet in diameter spins near the ceiling of the new Gary Jet Center hangar. The fan is one of two that force warm air downward, increasing the hangar's energy efficiency.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former money manager Marcus Schrenker, a Merrillville native who tried to fake his own death and later was convicted of securities fraud, told an Indianapolis television station Monday his wife, Michelle, was an active participant in his crimes.
Inside the United Airlines Crisis Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Valparaiso native Ed Soliday had a front-row seat for the worst show in the world.
GARY | Up, up and away! I understand the phrase is corny, just bear with me. Sitting over Lake Michigan, upside down, from thousands of feet in the air, could be unnerving for some people. It also could be flat-out terrifying for others.
Fifth graders at Valparaiso's Central Elementary have been participating in Southwest Airlines Adopt-A-Pilot program, learning about aviation, weather and geography with First Officer Howie Landry.
Melvin Lamb, of Merrillville, talks about his experience as a nose gunner aboard a B-17 bomber during World War II after his flight Monday as part of the Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour at Porter County Municipal Airport.
A B-17 bomber sits at the Porter County Municipal Airport during a Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom tour stop there Monday. The Collings Foundation offers paid flights aboard the B-17, a B-24, and a P-51 Mustang.
World War II veterans Art Calvin, left, and Melvin Lamb sit buckled inside an authentic B-17 bomber during their Wings of Freedom tour flight Monday from Porter County Municipal Airport.
World War II veteran Art Calvin, 84, of Highland, walks by the waist gunner position Monday on a B-17 bomber aircraft during a Wings of Freedom flight over Valparaiso. Calvin served as an Army Air Corps cadet during the war. The Collings Foundation brought a trio of vintage aircraft to Porte…
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