Sadly, barring a miracle the Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Illinois will be closing at the end of 2015. The museum opened in 1994 a year after the closing of the Chanute Air Force Base. The Village of Rantoul will no longer be able to give financial support of the museum, and this makes keeping it open financially impossible. It is a great museum, and it is really sad to see it closing. I'm going to try to get over there for one last visit before it closes. Here are a few pictures from past visits.