Historic plane stopping by Grimes Field in Urbana for rides

Aviation enthusiasts excited; Ford Tri-Motor 5-AT first flew in 1928. This weekend, the Ford Tri-Motor 5-AT historic plane makes a tour stop at the Grimes Field Municipal Airport. Rides will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 1636 N. Main St. in Urbana. The Experimental...
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Aviation history takes flight at Chicago-Rockford International Airport

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – A piece of aviation history flew into the Stateline on Thursday afternoon. The North American B-25 Mitchell, known as the “Berlin Express,” was brought to the Rockford airport by The Experimental Aircraft Association. The bomber rolled off the assembly line in 1943, and served stateside during WWII.
Rockford Register-Star

Things to do this weekend in the Rockford area

If you have an event you would like to submit, send your first and last name and info about the event to 1. See the attractions at Midway Village’s World War II Days. The Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, will hold World War II Days from 10...

Woman space engineer special guest at Wings n Wheels Fest

One of the nation’s top space industry engineers will be a guest at Wings n Wheels Fest 21, which will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 25, at Las Cruces International Airport (LCIA). Anita Gale is the CEO of the National Space Society (NSS) and runs engineering design contests...
Sierra Sun

‘Mission To Mars’: What I did over summer vacation

“What did you do on your summer vacation?” is a question most children are asked each fall as they return to school. The usual response is “Went to the beach,“ “Went to grandma’s,” “Went to Disneyland,“ “Went to Mars.” Went to Mars? “How is that possible?“ you ask. Well, in...

Qatar, Mali sign pact to support children’s access to education

Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD), and the Republic of Mali represented in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, signed a loan agreement to support the implementation of the PACETEM project that aims to ensure that out of school children (OOSC) in Mali have access to quality primary education with the implementing strategic partner Education Above All Foundation (EAA).
Citizen Tribune

EAA 1494 to host Fly Day Saturday at Airport

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1494 of Morristown will host its annual Fly-in and Drive-in this Saturday. Hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Morristown Airport. Participants are strongly encouraged to follow current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Hamblen County COVID-19 guidelines while...