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Signature Flight Support and the Airport Host the Collings Foundation 2018

Signature Flight Support and the Airport Host the Collings Foundation A big congrats goes to the folks at Signature Flight Support for helping the Collings Foundation base here for a few days last week – Friday until Monday – to offer the community a close look at these vintage WWII aircraft, the B-17, B-24, B-25 & P-51 Mustang. Signature said …

Airport Publishes Request for Sound Insulation Program Manager

Chicago Executive Airport is in the market for a program manager to handle the upcoming residential sound insulation effort. Known officially as an RFQ, or Request for Qualifications, the airport wants to identify the most qualified respondent to handle both the program itself, as well as the installation of soundproofing in qualified residences. Details of the scope and terms of …

Helping the Fire Victims in Prospect Heights

By now, nearly everyone has heard about the huge fire that occurred in the River Trails condominiums on Wednesday afternoon. So intense was the blaze in fact, that 150 fire fighters from 50 surrounding departments answered the call to assist the Prospect Heights Fire Department. In the end, three of the three-story buildings were consumed by the flames. Through some …

WWII Aircraft Return to PWK on July 27 2018

WWII Aircraft Return to PWK on July 27 The Collings Foundation’s WWII aircraft will soon be back at PWK by popular demand. The fleet begins arriving late morning on July 27 and should be available for tours by 2 p.m. each day and wrap up around 5 p.m. This year though, the aircraft will only be staying with us for …

Runway Rehab Season is Fast Approaching

Runway Rehab Season is Fast Approaching Keeping all our runways in good operating order 365 days a year is no small challenge. That said, we’ve scheduled some work on the runway surfaces over the next few weeks that you’ll want to pay attention to. We’ve tried to minimize the total closure of any runway of course, but there are a …

Chicago-Area 99s Help Girl Scouts Earn Airport Activity Badge

Chicago-Area 99s Help Girl Scouts Earn Airport Activity Badge Girls from around Chicagoland expected to attend The Chicago Area 99s, the local chapter of the International Organization of Women Pilots, is teaming up next week with the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana for an Aviation Day event on Saturday May 12, 2018. The event happens at Atlantic …

Young Eagles Rally Tomorrow

Young Eagles Rally at Signature Flight Support Tomorrow Don’t miss an opportunity to take an airplane ride for free.

Scholarship Money: To Be Eligible, You Must Apply

Industry Scholarships: To Be Eligible, You MUST Apply CABAA Offers Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Student Support Each year tens of thousands of dollars in scholarship money goes unused in the United States … often because graduating high school seniors and some college students either don’t know about these opportunities, or never bother to apply. If you’re a high-school senior …