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KANKAKEE | A tale involving aeronautical history and mechanical ingenuity might be expected at the Kankakee airfield that is home to the 86-year-old Koerner Aviation business.
Alex Koerner, of Koerner Avation in Kankakee, poses in front of the Luscombe 8C, a rare plane that first rolled out of the factory June 28, 1941, that he has been restoring since 2007.
LANSING | The South Suburban Chapter of the Illinois Pilots Association will host its monthly meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at Popolano's Restaurant, 17940 Torrence Ave.
A single-engine aircraft made an emergency landing Tuesday morning in a soybean field at 245th Avenue and Whitcomb Street south of Lowell.
Authorities suspended their search early Wednesday of Wolf Lake, Lake Michigan and the Calumet River for a report of a plane that may have attempted a water landing late Tuesday night.
HAMMOND | Authorities were searching Lake Michigan, Wolf Lake and other region waterways Tuesday night for the possibility of a plane down in the water.
Many different types of planes are available for students from the Lincoln Land Community College Aviation Maintenance program to learn first hand how to work with and fix in Hangar 4 at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill.
Nicolas Erjavsek, a student in the Lincoln Land Community College Aviation Maintenance program, works on blueprinting an airplane engine during class in Hangar 4 at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill. The blueprinting project involves tearing down an airplane engine and …
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, wants Indiana residents to have more say on the planned expansion of the Lansing Municipal Airport.
A power outage hit the Gary/Chicago International Airport and other electric customers in Gary on Monday morning.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana state lawmakers have been named Legislator of the Year by the Aviation Association of Indiana.
VALPARAISO | The skies were clear Monday as local aviation and history enthusiasts gathered at Porter County Regional Airport for a chance to see and ride in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, the world's first mass-produced airliner.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport expansion, now under way, has been a long time coming. According to original predictions, the $153 million project was to have been completed by now. But finally the work has officially begun, breaking ground not just for the runway expansion but also f…
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.
Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, is shown in this undated file photo. Undeterred by skeptics and hoping modern DNA technology can help solve the 74-year-old mystery, a group of investigators and scientists have embarked on a new attempt to discover wheth…
This month marks the 76th anniversary of legendary American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart becoming the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.
The Gary/Chicago Airport Authority on Thursday voted to spend $609,689 to design a highway overpass that would carry traffic over railroad tracks moved for runway expansion and eliminate a train-snarled crossing.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is much closer to getting its runway expansion project off the ground, now that the airport finally has an agreement on moving railroad tracks from the edge of the runway.
The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom tour stops at the Porter County Airport to give the public paid flights aboard either its B-17, B-24 or P-51 airplanes.
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