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Quad Cities International Airport… A Quick Look Back In History

In 1910, a Rock River valley pasture known as “Franing Field” near Moline, Illinois, was selected for the first coast-to-coast flight by U.S. Army aircraft. Three men leased 30 acres in this pasture, and it officially became an airport. One … Continue reading

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Expansion Planned At Elliott Aviation

MOLINE, ILL. – Elliott Aviation, a full-service fixed base operation and Beechcraft Service Center with headquarters in Moline, and operations in Des Moines, Minneapolis and Omaha, has unveiled a significant growth plan that would continue expanding its operations at Quad … Continue reading

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