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August 2014

Albert Lea Glider Regatta

August 18-24, 2014
9:00 AM - Dusk Daily
Albert Lea Airport (KAEL)
All pilots are invited to attend to the Albert Lea Glider Regatta.
This is a fun, social, week-long event for soaring pilots and anyone else interested in learning more and experiencing the art of soaring.
Glider rides and glider instruction will be available on a daily basis.
Camping and RV electrical hookups available on the field to participating pilots.
Drop in at any time during the week. Stay for an hour, stay for the entire event.
For more information, please contact: Jim Hanson, airport manager 507 373-0608, e-mail: jimhanson73@me.com
or Bob Wander 952 920 1804, e-mail: soarbooks@aol.com

Moberg’s Seaplane and Wheel Plane Fly-In

August 22 -23, 2014
Moberg Air Base-Seaplane Base (96M)
Friday, August 22:
5:30 PM AOPA Wing’s “Rusty Pilot” Seminar, Cheeseburger Cookout, Hangar Movie at Dusk and Bonfire
Saturday, August 23:
Breakfast: Muffins and Coffee
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM: BBQ Pig Roast, Water Bombing and Spot Landing Raffle Drawing
Free will donations.
For more information, please contact: Brian Shaw 218-586-3429, email shawtzki@gmail.com or visit http://web.paulbunyan.net/1397

Duluth Air and Aviation Expo 2014

Saturday and Sunday, August 23- 24 2014
Duluth International Airport (DLH)
Featuring the Unites States Navy Blue Angels and many other air and static attractions.
For more detailed information, please visit: Duluth Air and Aviation Expo

Glencoe's EAA Chapter 92 UltraLite Annual Sweet Corn and Bratwurst Fly-In/Drive-In

Saturday August 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Glencoe Municipal Airport (GYL)
Tickets $6.00 advance or $7.00 at the door.
For more information, please call: 320-583-8367

Cumberland Fly-In/Drive-In/Walk-In Breakfast

Sunday August 24, 2014
Cumberland Municipal Airport (KUBE)
Cumberland, WI 54829
Breakfast: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pancakes, Louies Famous Sausage, Orange Juice & Coffee, Adults $6.00, 8 and under $3.00
Breakfast Sponsored by EAA Chapter 631
For more information, please visit: Cumberland Municipal Airport

Grygla Fall Fest Fly-In Breakfast

August 24, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Grygla Municipal Airport (3G2)
Grygla Community Center
Call for more information, please call: Roland Klamar 218-459-3436 or 218-280-5276

Owatonna’s Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Sunday, August 24, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (OWA)
A French Toast breakfast will be served by the Owatonna Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol.
Adults: $7.00, Kids 3-10 years old: $4.00, Kids under 3 eat free! PIC eat free!
All Proceeds benefit the Civil Air Patrol.
There will also be Static, R/C, and Warbird Displays present at the event.
For more information, please call 507-444-2448 or 507-456-2764, or visit our website Owatonna Degner Regional Airport

Windom Fly-In Breakfast

Sponsored by: Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club and the Windom Lions Club
Sunday, August 24, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Windom Municipal Airport (MWM)
Pancakes and French Toast
PIC's eat free!
For more information, please contact: Brian 507-830-0273

2nd Annual B-25 Bomber Weekend

August 29-31, 2014
Aircraft Arrival at 2:00 PM Friday, August 29, 2014
Gathering time at 6:30 PM. Dinner starts at 7:00 PM
BYOB, Soda, water...etc available.
If you would like, bring an item to share (not required).
Cost is free! Please RSVP.
Princeton Municipal Airport (PNM)
Experience WWII Aircraft History
Tour the B-25 Bomber (small fee applies)
Talk to the crew about the WWII Aircraft History
Other Historic aircraft also on display
B-25 and other plane rides are available. Sign-up at www.cafmn.org
Be part of the event!
For Sponsorship Opportunities Available (includes a B-25 ride) or any other information, please contact: Sharon Sandberg 763-568-3360

Shell Lake Town and Country Days Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Shell Lake Municipal Airport (KSSQ)
Shell Lake, WI 54871
August 30, 2014, 7:30-11:30 am
Breakfast includes: Pancakes, Sausage and Beverage.
No Air Show
For more information, please contact: Niel Peterson, 932-356-4942 or email Daneth1@earthlink.net

September 2014

Osceola Wheels and Wings Fly-In Classic Car Show

September 6, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Simenstad Municipal Airport (KOEO)
Osceola, WI 54020
Airshow, classic airplanes and classic cars.
Pancake breakfast and lunch with burgers and other stuff
For more information, please contact: Jeffrey Meyer 715-294-2618 or email meyerjk@centurytel.net

Faribault Fly-In Breakfast

Sponsored by the 130th Civil Air Patrol Squadron and Faribault Area Pilot Association
Sunday, September 7, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Faribault Municipal Airport (FBL)
Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs and Sausage Breakfast.
PIC Free, Kids Twelve and Under Half Price, Under Five Free
Static Displays, Civil Air Patrol Aircraft, RC Models and Aircraft Rides.
Our new crosswind turf runway is open for business.
For more information, please contact: Ron Ovans 952-652-2665

Lions Club of New Ulm 41st Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday September 7, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
New Ulm Municipal Airport (ULM)
Serving Pancakes, Sausages, Apple Sauce, Coffee, Milk, and Juice.
Pilots Breakfast is free
Breakfast: Advance $7.00, at the door $7.50 Children age 4-12 $3.00, 3 and under free.
Helicopter Rides Available

Moorhead’s EAA Wings & Wheels Fly-In Pancake Breakfast and Car Show

Saturday, September 13, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Moorhead Municipal Airport (JKJ)
Suggested Donation $5.00
On Display: WWII Aircraft, Sanford Medical Helicopter, Moorhead Fire Truck, MN State Trooper Helicopter and a Variety of Aircraft
Attractions: Young Eagle Youth Airplane Rides (sponsored by EAA), Sky Dive Fargo (jump at noon), RC Flyers Demo and Fargo Custom Car Show
For more information, please contact: Steve Edner with Flight Development 218-287-1400

Rescheduled Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast

September 14, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Stanton Airfield (KSYN)
For more information, please contact: Kent Johnson 507-645-4030

Annual Thief River Falls Airport Fly-In/Drive In Breakfast

September 14, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Breakfast will be served by the local Kiwanis Club at the Northland Community College at the Aviation Campus Commons.
Tours of the Northland College Aviation Campus will be available the local PAMA group as well as tours of other Airport Facilities.
Proceeds of the event will be used for the Kiwanis youths services programs.

Blue Earth Fly-In/Drive-In Lunch

Sponsored by The Blue Earth Eagles Club
Sunday, September 14, 2014
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Blue Earth Municipal Airport (SBU)
Pork Pattie Sandwich, Beans, Chips, Sweet Corn.
$7.00 per plate. PIC eats Free.
For more information, please call: 507-526-7264.

Mora Fall Colors Fly-In/Drive-In Chili Fiesta

Saturday Sept 20, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mora Municipal Airport (JMR)
Chili serving begins at 11:00 AM with the Mora Volunteer Firefighters once again serving up their soon-to-be famous Fire House Chili!
Free-will donations graciously accepted!
Planning again to have the AT6 Texans arriving in formation. Airplane rides by Hawk Aviation
Come join us!! We’ve ordered spectacular fall flying weather!

Hector’s 72nd Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sponsored by Hector Lions and Newberg Sky Spray
September 21, 2014
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hector Municipal Airport (1D6)
All you can eat. PIC eats free.
Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilts,
Helicopters, Ultralights, and this years featured aircraft: N2T-1 Timm WWII trainer, only one left flying.
Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for Kids 11:15 AM
For more information, please contact: Ed Newberg 320-848-2745

Lac qui Parle Fly-In

September 21, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Lac qui Parle County Airport (KDXX)
For more information, please contact: Mike Dahle 320-333-9300

October 2014

AirTAP Fall Forum

October 9-10, 2014
Cragun's Resort & Hotel on Gull Lake
11000 Craguns Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
For more information, please visit: AirTAP Fall Forum

November 2014

December 2014

January 2015

International Art Contest Judging

For more information email us at: aeroinfo@state.mn.us

Feburary 2015

International Art Contest Award Ceremony

For more information email us at: aeroinfo@state.mn.us

March 2015

Aviation Maintenance Technician's Conference

March 30-31, 2015
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

April 2015

MCOA Airports Conference

April 15 - 17, 2015
Rivers Edge Convention Center
10 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

May 2015

Minnesota Seaplane Pilot's Safety Seminar

Dates: TBD

June 2015

ACE Camp

For more information, please contact: Dan McDowell - 651-124-7182

July 2015

ACE Camp

For more information, please contact: Dan McDowell - 651-124-7182

August 2015

September 2015

AirTAP Fall Forum

Dates: TBD

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

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: