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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

February 2019

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

Saturday, February 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (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 call the Airport at 651-429-0315.

We plan to continue doing these every 3rd Saturday of the month.

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

April 2019

2019 Minnesota Airports Conference

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

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.

EAA Chapter 965 Wild Rice Pancake Fly-In

Saturday, June 29, 2019
Aitkin Municipal Airport (AIT)
Aitkin, MN

Featured will be all kinds of flying fun. Cool airplanes, helicopters, simulators, special speakers, Young Eagles Flights (free for kids), Bi-Plane Rides, Fly-Overs and more! Put it on your calendar, enjoy the food and join in the fun! For information please call Marcel Kobberdahl at 218-330-1757.

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: