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Historic plane takes to the air: Open house features public flights, activities

  Article Courtesy: The Alton Telegraph EAST ALTON — A 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane landed Monday at St. Louis Regional Airport and will be available to the public for rides through the weekend. The Ford Motor Co. built 199 Tri-Motor planes from 1926 to 1933, making them the first mass-produced passenger airliner. The first Tri-Motor […]

Airport’s 22nd Annual Open House

The St. Louis Regional Airport Annual Open House, held the last weekend in September, gets bigger every year. This year’s event features the Home Builder’s Association (HBA) Fall Home Show, the Wings & Wheels Annual Car Show, radio controlled planes, and a visit from the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor – America’s first mass-produced airliner. There are […]

LCCC Truck Driving School Expanding

Article Courtesy Doug Jenkins – WBGZ Radio   Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey has graduated dozens of truck drivers since launching the program in late 2014, and the program continues to expand. The college’s CDL- program is based at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, and airport manager David Miller tells The Big Z […]

Mustangs for Mustangs Returns

Article courtesy Doug Jenkins WBGZ radio The Legendary Mustang Ranch in Alhambra is a non-profit horse rescue operation that deals with Mustangs, so the St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto is stepping up to help. For the second year it is hosting an event called “Mustangs for Mustangs.” Ranch volunteer Cora Miller tells The Big Z […]

Wood River To Pursue TIF Extension

Article Courtesy Doug Jenkins – WBGZ Radio Wood River will soon begin the process of applying for a 12 year extension of its Business Park TIF District, officially known as TIF 2.  It could be a lengthy process to first apply for, and then wait for approval, so the city’s Director of Finance says getting the […]

A horse, of course – Equestrian fans unite

Article Courtesy The Telegraph BETHALTO — The St. Louis Regional Airport will set the scene for Horse A-fair, an equestrian event to benefit Illinois Equine Disaster Relief Fund and Trail Advocacy Fund of the Illinois Equine Foundation and Horsemen’s Council of Illinois. Running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, the day will include […]

Youngsters take to the sky this weekend — Fly In, free flights highlight aviation

Article Courtesy By Jill Moon – jmoon@civitasmedia.com Aviation mechanic and pilot Paul Voorhees, owner of Big River Aviation, is one of the pilots that will give free flights to young visitors ages 8 through 17 this weekend a day after the annual Fly In when a multitude of different aircraft landat the St. Louis Regional Airport’s 21st annual Open […]