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Fly-Ins and Events

Fly-Ins and Events

To list a fly-in or event on this page email the Office of Aeronautics at: aeroinfo.dot@state.mn.us

April 2019

Speaker open house Glencoe Municipal Airport

Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:00 AM
Glencoe Municipal Airport (GYL)

Kurt Schendel President/Owner of Modern Avionics (FCM) will be guest speaker, with power point presentation explaining ADS-B. Everyone is welcome with refreshments to follow. For more information please call Roger Roatch at 952-457-8447.

EAA Chapter #745 Coffee and Doughnuts Fly-In / Drive-In

Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 AM to Noon
Benson's Airport (6MN9)
White Bear Lake, MN

Stop in for some free coffee and doughnuts.  Runway is not plowed.  For more information please contact Kim at 763-503-0161 or called the Airport at 651-429-0315.

2019 Minnesota Airports Conference

Friday, April 26-29, 2019
Willmar Conference Center
240 23rd Street SE
Willmar, MN

The annual Minnesota Airports Conference features experts in aviation and aerospace fields sharing their experiences in general assembly presentations, workshops, and open forums.
Keynote speaker: Minnesota Vikings player, Harrison Smith!

More information about the 2019 conference

May 2019

Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar

Friday, May 17th-19th, 2019
MSPA Safety Seminar

The 2019 banquet speaker will be Greg Herrick, owner of the Golden Wings Museum and MSPA member.
Greg has a unique passion for seaplanes and vintage aircraft.

One of the big reasons that MSPA has been able continue growing the events that take place at the safety seminar is the generous support of our sponsors.

Seminar Registration

Attendees Staying at Madden's Resort:
Contact Madden's Reservation Desk at (800) 642-5363 to reserve your room, register for the seminar and select your meal plan. Registration forms will be available in the near future!

Attendees not staying at Madden's Resort:
Seminar registration and meals for members not staying at the Madden's resort can register for the conference and purchase meals by clicking the below link:

Offsite Seminar Registration

You can even renew your membership at the above link!

AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Saturday, May 18, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rochester Int’l Airport GA Hangars (RST)
7300 Brataas Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Description:
A fun, interactive program that gives lapsed pilots all the information needed to get current again. Attendees receive a logbook endorsement attesting that they’ve completed 3 hours of ground training toward a Flight Review.

Registration:
https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=29957&StepNumber=1

Cost:
Free for AOPA members; $79 for non-members (includes a 1-year AOPA membership)

Sponsor:
Southeastern Minnesota Flying Club (www.semfc.org)

For More Info:
N4480R@charter.net

June 2019

Rush City Regional Airport Fly-In


Sunday, June 09, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rush City Municipal Airport (ROS)
Rush City, MN

Afternoon food available, lots of warbirds, classic cars, lots to see! For more information please call Susan Hochstatter at 320-358-4743.

EAA Chapter 688 Pancake Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In

Sunday, June 9, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chippewa County Montevideo Airport (KMVE)
Montevideo, MN 

PIC eat free, Adults $7, Kids 12 and under $3, National Guard on hand with their climbing rock wall, Cotton candy-free for kids.
All are welcome! For more information please contact Mark at (320) 269-4829  or learn more from flyer. (PDF, 325KB)

Spencer Flight Pancake/Sausange Breakfast

Sunday, June 9, 2019
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Spencer Municipal Airport
Spencer, IA

PIC & SIC East FREE. EAA Chapter 999 Young Eagles Rides
For more information please contact Gayle Brandt at 712-262-1000 or email spencerairport@smunet.net, or go to the website www.leaspw.com

Princeton Minnesota Fly in Car Show

Sunday, June 9, 2019
7:00 AM– 12:00 PM
Princeton Municipal Airport (PNM)
Princeton, MN

Full menu breakfast by the lions. For more information please contact Scott Liestman at 763-389-8812.

Lake Air Flying Club Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Moose Lake Airport (MZH)
Moose Lake, MN

PICs eat free! For more information please contact Larry Peterson at (218) 485-4441

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, June 16, 2019
7:00AM - NOON
Dodge Center Airport (KTOB )
Dodge Center , MN

PIC eats free.  For information please contact Tom Hall at 507-282-9682. 

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, June 20, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please cont

Wells-Wings and Wheels- Fly-In Breakfast
and Classic Car Show

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
7:00AM – 12:00pm (noon)
Wells Municipal Airport (68Y)
Wells, MN

Breakfast includes Pancakes, French Toast, Ham, Eggs to Order, Coffee, Milk and Juice.
PIC eats free!

Free Admission to Car Show, sponsored by Harry’s Hawks Club, and Torque Addicts Car Club
Aviation Fuel Available

For more Information please contact Wells Aviation 507-553-3100

KAIT EAA Chapter 965 Wild Rice Pancake Fly-In

Sunday, June 30, 2019
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aitkin Municipal Airport (KAIT)
Aitkin, MN

Aviation booths that include pilot training scholarships available, flight Simulators, Special Speakers including AOPA representative, DNR/Forestry Aircraft & Equipment Display, Young Eagle Flights (free for Kids), BI Plane Rides, Fly Overs & More. Put this June 29th on your Saturday Calendar & come to have Fun & enjoy & to see if you are maybe missing out on any Aviation.For information please contact Jackie Brix at 612-600-1230 (text or call), or AitkinFlyers@gmail.com

Wings and Wheels over Wadena Pancake Breakfast
Fly-In / Drive-In

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wadena (KADC)
Wadena, MN

PIC eats free
Airplane rides, vintage aircraft,static displays, bounce houses, RC airplane demonstrations, children’s raffle. 
 $1000.00 Grand prize raffle, guns,tools, home goods and more!!!!  Tickets on sale day of event. For more information please contact Dano Ostrander at danoostrander21@outlook.com. 

Granite City Days Annual Breakfast Fly-In

Sunday, June 30, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (In Hanger 2)
St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC)
St. Cloud, MN

The St. Cloud Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol welcome all for a pancake and sausage breakfast in Hangar 2 at the St. Cloud Regional Airport.  Breakfast is free for fly-in pilots, $7.50 for other adults and $4.50 for children 5-12.  During this time, the public is welcome to walk around on the airport tarmac and see a variety of aircraft and airport equipment on display.  The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka "Pantowners" host a classic, collector car show as well. For more information please contact Brooke Ziwicki at ziwicki4@gmail.com.

July 2019

Austin Morning Lions Club Breakfast Fly-In


Sunday, July 7, 2019
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Austin Municipal Airport (AUM)
Austin, MN

Breakfast Pancakes, SPAM, sausage, milk, coffee, and juice $6.00 per person age six and over, Pilots in Charge – Free. For more information contact Taggert Medgaarden at 507-440-6596.

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, July 25, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please contact Barrett Ziemer at (218) 262-3452.


August 2019

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, August 15, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please contact Barrett Ziemer at (218) 262-3452.

Shell Lake Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In

7:30 AM -11:30 AM
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Shell Lake Wisconsin, KSSQ
Shell Lake, WI

Sponsored by Lake Pointe Aero Club, Pancakes,sausage, beverage, Pilots $8, children 5 and under free,
Held during Shell Lake Town and Country days celebration.  Lots of activities going on in nearby Shell Lake.
For more information please contact Gerry Winch, at 715-296-3638.


September 2019

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, September 19, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please contact Barrett Ziemer at (218) 262-3452.



Safety Seminars

For general aviation safety seminars go to faasafety.gov

If your EAA Chapter, Flying Club, Pilots Association or other group would like a safety presentation at one of your meetings contact the FAA Safety Team Managers: