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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

January 2019

2019 EAA Chapter #745 Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, January 26, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Benson's Airport (6MN9)
5860 Highway 61 N
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Lat: 45° 6' 59.88" North
Long: 92° 59' 45.78" West
Unicom: 122.700; Runway 12/30
(2000' x 75'), Grass – NOT plowed during winter operations.
There is normally 100LL at the airport, but call ahead.
Airport landmarks: the water tower inside the pattern, and Bald Eagle Lake just to the west.

Stop in for some pancakes, eggs, sausages, hot coffee, milk and juice. Please come see the vintage airplanes and friendly people. For more information please contact Mike at 651-983-5158, email EAA745@gmail.com, call the Airport at 651-429-0315.  Learn more at http://www.745.eaachapter.org website.

February 2019

Luncheon on Beautiful
Lake Holcombe Fly-In

Monday, February 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
River Ridge Aero Estates Airport (4WN4)
Holcombe, WI

Ice landing, there will be a runway plowed 80 ft by 3000 ft if weather permits, otherwise ski landing not a problem. Lake elevation is 1045 ft above sea level, landing strip east to west, radio frequency 122.8.

The luncheon is at the Eastbay Lodge on Beautiful Lake Holcombe. Each pilot receives a $20 gift certificate. For more information or to get the word out, please call dave 651-269-8120.

Warroad Minnesota Lions 41st Annual
Breakfast Fly-In

Sunday, February 24, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Warroad Airport (KRRT)
Warroad, MN

Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, Wheel Planes at the Warroad Airport (KRRT). Shuttle service available. For more information, please contact Dave Paulson 218-386-1818, 218-386-2098 or email dpaulson@ssbwarroad.com

March 2019

EAA Chapter 878 Chili Feed

Saturday, March 09, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE)
West Metro Aviation hangar
Buffalo, MN

For more information please contact Laura Herrmann at 952-210-8600 or email ljherrmann@yahoo.com

2019 MN Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference

Monday, March 25-26, 2019
7:00 AM
Earle Brown Heritage Center
Brooklyn Center, MN

Register now for the 2019 MN Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference.

2 Ways to Register: Online at www.regonline.com/2432039 Complete the form and mail it, with payment, to the address listed on the form.

Participants: Attend the conference as it offers educational experiences for all types of aviation maintenance professionals, whether just learning or those who have worked in the industry for decades. Early Registration ends March 15th. 2019 Attendee Registration Form (PDF,142KB)

Exhibitors and Sponsors:
Be an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor at the conference where your organization or company will have an excellent opportunity to promote its programs and products!
Early Registration ends March 1st. 2019 Exhibitor and Sponsor Packet (PDF,830KB)

Recruiting Opportunity: There will be approximately 100 aviation maintenance technician students at the conference from 4 different colleges. Many are graduating and will be available for interviews.

For more information, visit the conference website at www.regonline.com/2432039 or contact Darlene Dahlseide at darlene.dahlseide@state.mn.us or 651-234-7248

June 2019

Rush City Regional Airport

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.

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: