Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Fly-Ins and Events

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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

February 2017

1st Annual Lake Holcombe Fly-In Luncheon

Saturday, February 18, 2017 (Bad weather/wind day Sunday, February 19, 2017)
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weather, snow, and ice permitting Eastbay will have a landing strip 80 feet wide by 1/2 mile long. The taxi areas, and parking areas all plowed and in great shape for landing and taxing.
Everyone will be landing, taxing, parking, and taking off at their own risk.
We will be providing a $20 gift certificate to Eastbay for all the pilots to use on any future visit.
We will also enter all pilots in a drawing to win a night stay for 4 at Flambeau Lodges on the beautiful Chippewa River, a $600 value.
For more information, please contact: Dave Kremer 651-269-8120 or email dlkre64@aol.com

Warroad Minnesota Lions 39th Annual Ski Plane Fly-In Breakfast

February 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Warroad Airport (KRRT)
Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, wheel planes at the Warroad Airport
Shuttle service available.
For more information, please contact Dave Paulson 218-386-1818 or 218-386-2098 or email dpaulson@ssbwarroad.com

March 2017

2017 MN Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference

March 27-28, 2017
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
This conference is for aviation maintenance professionals for continuing education, networking, employer recruiting, and IA Renewal.
It will include exhibits featuring the latest and best in aviation products, technology, career opportunities and aviation awards.
Register online at www.regonline.com/1876931
Attendee Mail in Registration Form (PDF, 116)
Exhibitor Registration Packet (PDF, 403 KB)
Sponsorship Packet (PDF, 776 KB)

April 2017

Rushford Chili Feed Fly-In

April 8, 2017
10:00 AM - Until Chili is gone!
Rushford Municipal Airport (55Y)
For more information, please contact: Mike Thern 507-864-2705 or 507-454-2705

Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering

April 29-30, 2017
Anoka County Blaine Airport (ANE)
Minnesota Pilots Association

May 2017

2017 Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar & Fly-In

May 19 - 21, 2017
Maddens Resort
East Gull Lake MN 56401
For more information, please visit their website: Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association

June 2017

Lake Air Flying Club Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

June 17, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Moose Lake-Carlton County Airport (KMZH)
For more information, please contact: Larry Peterson 218-485-4441

EAA Chapter 100 Father’s Day Dodge Center Fly-In Breakfast

June 18, 2017
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Dodge Center Municipal Airport (TOB)
PIC eats free.
For more information, please contact: Tom Hall 507-226-1310

41st Annual Air Race Classic (ARC)

June 20-23 , 2017
One of the stops is Bemidji Regional Airport (KJBI)
Annual Air Race Classic (ARC)

Summer Aerospace Workshop for Teachers

June 26-29, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Workshop to be held at:
MN Department of Transportation, Office of Aeronautics, 222 E. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55107

  • Raise the level of excitement in your class with aerospace
  • Free Workshop and Science of Flight Kit
  • All material supports the National and State Standards for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • 24 CEUs

Download the Summer Aerospace Workshop for Teachers flyer (PDF, 125 KB)
For more information, contact: Darlene Dahlseide 651-234-7248 or darlene.dahlseide@state.mn.us
Space is Limited to 20 teachers! Register NOW! Cost is FREE!

August 2017

Longville Airport Fly-In

August 6, 2017
Longville Municipal Airport (XVG)
For more information, please contact: Christina Herheim at cityoflngvl@arvig.net

Minnesota Sea Plane Association Annual Surfside Pig Roast

August 13, 2017
Lino Lakes Surfside Seaplane Base (8Y4)
For more information, please contact: Steve Guetter at steve@penguinflight.net

September 2017

Annual Pipestone Kiwanis Fly-In/Drive-In and Pancake Breakfast

September 9, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Pipestone Municipal Airport (PQN)
For more information, please contact: The Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau at 507-825-3316.

EAA 272 Young Eagle Flights and Pancake Breakfast

September 9, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport (KSUV)
Superior, WI 54880
Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. to about 10:30
Young Eagles introduces youth ages 8 to 17 to aviation with free airplane rides
The flights will begin at 09:30 AM for youth ages 8 to 17
Parent or guardian permission is required
For more information, please contact: Tom Betts 218 590-0507 EAA 272

2nd Annual Campout and 31st Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner

September 9-10, 2017
Saturday starts at 1:00 PM and goes to Sunday 2:00 PM
Pork Chop dinner will be on Sunday
Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG)
For more information, please visit: EAA Chapter 878

Girls in Aviation Day

September 23, 2017
For more information, please visit: Girls in Aviation Day

October 2017

November 2017

December 2017

Tree of Hope

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (Snow date Sunday, December 3, 2017)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG)
How can you help?
Collect unwrapped new toys, donate money to purchase gifts or volunteer to help collect, package and deliver the toys. We provide presents to children from infant to 18 years of age.
Come volunteer or just see the volunteers in action labeling and packaging the gifts for over 39 Hospitals.
Refreshments provided!
For more information, please visit Tree of Hope or City of Maple Lake

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: