History Flies Into Bolingbrook

Just off Weber Road, where Naperville meets Bolingbrook, tucked behind a seemingly endless row of strip malls is a small single runway airport. This weekend Clow International Airporthosts its annual ‘Cavalcade of Planes’. First Light Host Brian O'Keefe visited the airport and spoke with the pilot of the star of this year's show.

 Rand Siegfried pilots the Ford Tri-Motor passenger plane for Cavalcade of Planes at Clow Airport in Bolingbrook

Rand Siegfried pilots the Ford Tri-Motor passenger plane for Cavalcade of Planes at Clow Airport in Bolingbrook

 Built in 1928, the 80 year old Ford Tri-Motor is a leading attraction at the 'Cavalcade of Planes' at Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport

Built in 1928, the 80 year old Ford Tri-Motor is a leading attraction at the 'Cavalcade of Planes' at Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport

 Henry Ford wanted the interior of his Tri-Motor airplane to resemble a rail car to make travelers more comfortable with air travel.

Henry Ford wanted the interior of his Tri-Motor airplane to resemble a rail car to make travelers more comfortable with air travel.