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By Nicholas C. Selig

To e-book a experience at the "World's Shortest Airline" or research aerial stunts from the redheaded widow of Lawrence road, you have to battle through the airports buried underneath the housing advancements and purchasing department stores of Chicagoland. a lot of those airports sprang up after global struggle I, whilst education killed extra pilots than strive against, and the aviation pioneers who constructed Chicago's flying fields performed a serious function in getting the country able to dare the skies in international battle II. writer Nick Selig has rolled wheels on his justifiable share of Chicago's touchdown strips yet faces a wholly new problem in touching down in areas being swallowed via a urban and forgotten by means of history.

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