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Feburary 2015

Valentine’s Day Annual Fly-In

Sponsored by Aitkin Aviation & Aero Minnesota
Saturday February 14, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Aitkin Municipal Airport (AIT)
Love is in the air!
Roses for the first 20 Ladies
Free Chili, Hot Dogs, and Refreshments
Skis Welcome on well-groomed Grass Runway
Tires welcome on nicely plowed Runway
For more information, please contact: Summer 218-927-4104

Log Cabin Airport’s 15th Annual Ski Fly-In

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015
10:00 AM
Log Cabin Airport (WS69)
S145 Segerstrom Rd
Mondovi, Wi 54755
Lunch at 12:00 PM (noon)
Chili, Hot Dogs, Refreshments, Etc.

Warroad Minnesota Lions 37th Annual Ski Plane Fly-In and Breakfast

February 22, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, wheel planes at the Warroad Airport (KRRT).
Shuttle service is available.
For more information, please contact: Dave Paulson 218-386-1818, 218-386-2098 or email dpaulson@ssbwarroad.com

March 2015

International Art Contest Award Ceremony

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

EAA Chapter 1221 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Birthday Party

March 21st, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cloquet Carlton County Airport (KCOQ)
Airport, Terminal Building
Rain, snow or shine, we'll be serving up burgers, brats, homemade dishes and sides and, of course, birthday cake.
This is our biggest Fly-In event of the season with attendees arriving from over 100 miles away!
Donations appreciated.
For more information, please contact: Mike Hongisto 218-310-4301 or email hongistomichael@gmail.com

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
For more information, please visit: 2015 Minnesota Airports Conference

May 2015

Minnesota Seaplane Pilot's Safety Seminar

May 15-17, 2015
Madden's on East Gull Lake
Brainerd, MN 56401
Watch for more information at: Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association

Discover Aviation Days

Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May7 31, 2015
Anoka County Airport (ANE)
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Daily (Hangar Dance Saturday Night 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM (midnight)
A Pancake Breakfast 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM and Lunch 12:00 PM (noon) - 3:00 PM, to be served both days.
Enjoy numerous aviation exhibitors, aircraft & helicopter rides, food booths and more!
On display will be general and corporate aircraft, experimental and homebuilt, WWII fighters, trainers and bombers along with vintage and modern military.
Those interested in a career in aviation, can stop by the aviation education booths, see flying demonstrations, and kid's activities.
Meet our many veterans, see our military history display area.
A 1940's evening Hangar Dance with a 15 piece swing band held Saturday night.
For more detailed information and cost, please visit our website: Discover Aviation Days

June 2015

Summer Aerospace Workshop for Teachers

This free workshop is a great opportunity for teachers to learn more about the aerospace industry and how to teach students about aviation. Space is limited to 24 teachers, so register now!
June 22-25, 2015
Minneosta Department of Transprotation - Office of Aeronautics
222 E. Plato Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107
For more information about this free workshop, please see the flyer (PDF, 458 KB).

ACE Camp

June 21-27, 2015
For more information, please contact: Dan McDowell - 651-234-7182

EAA Chapter 100 Flight Breakfast

Sunday, June 28, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Dodge Center Airport (TOB)
For more information, please contact: Dick Fechter 507-272-5099, email ProgramDirector@EAA100.org, or visit EAA Chapter 100

Granite City Days Fly-In Breakfast and Pantowners Classic Car Show

Sunday, June 28, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St Cloud Regional Airport (STC)
The St. Cloud Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will provide a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM in hangar 2.
During this time, the public is welcome to walk around on the airport ramp and see a variety of aircraft and airport equipment on display.
The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka Pantowners, is planning to display their classic, collector cars at the airport breakfast. There is no charge, come out and enjoy them.
For more information, please contact: Brooke Ziwicki 320-250-1554 or email ziwicki4@gmail.com

July 2015

AirVenture 2015

July 20 - 26, 2015
Oshkosh, WI 54902
For more information, please visit: EAA AirVenture - Oshkosh

ACE Camp

July 19-25, 2015
For more information, please contact: Dan McDowell - 651-234-7182

August 2015

Lakes Area Fly In & Car Show

Sponsored by Lakes Aviation/Wings Flight Training
Saturday August 1, 2015
Perham Municipal Airport (16D)
Pancake breakfast, entertainment, local vendors, massive car show with prizes awarded, food, games, airplane rides and more.
All pilots in command who fly-in receive a complimentary gift bag full of goodies.
For more information, please call: 218-346-2820

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In

August 22, 2015
Anoka County-Blaine Airport (ANE)
Something for everyone!
Admission is free!
Come join us for Fun, Learning, Exhibits, Food and much more.
For more information, please visit our website at: AOPA

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: