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July 2014

Henning EAA Chapter 1065 Fly-In/ Drive-In Breakfast

Saturday, July 26, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Henning Municipal Airport (05Y)
Pancake, Egg, Sausage breakfast
PIC eats free.
Welcome to all classics, Ultra Lights, Warbirds and Antiques.
Drawings for prizes 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
For more information, please contact: J. Thalman 218-583-2270 or G. Smith 952-454-8578

Backus Lions 19th Fly-In Breakfast Benefit for Backus Fire and First Responders

Sunday, July 27, 2014
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Pancake Breakfast Cost: $6.00 at the door ($5.00 in advance), and $3.00 for children under 12. PIC eats free!
Advance tickets are available from Backus Lions members at the Polish Stand at Godfrey’s on Saturdays, the Lions booth at the Hackensack Flea Market on July 9 or from Backus Fire Department members or First Responders.
Menu includes: Pancakes, Sausage, Juice, Coffee and Milk
Schedule permitting, the North Memorial Medevac helicopter will land at 11:00 AM and a demonstration will be given with the Jaws of Life rescue apparatus on an old car.
The Lions Club will also provide free diabetes screenings.
You can watch airplanes land and take off, talk to pilots, firemen and first responders and see a fire engine up close.
Raffle tickets for some wonderful items will be sold at the event.

July/August 2014

EAA AirVenture - Oshkosh

Monday, July 28, 2014 thru Sunday August 3, 2014
For detailed information, please visit: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

August 2014

Lakes Country Fly-In Air and Car Show

Presented by Lakes Aviation LLC and Wings Flight Training
August 2, 2014
Perham Municipal Airport (16D)
Events start at 7:30 AM
Area wide car show featuring over 200 cars from various local car clubs. Prizes and plaques will be awarded the Participant’s and People’s choices.
The Airshow will feature The Vanguard Squadron, David Meyers in his RV-3 and Larry Schlasinger with his Russian Yak 52 - all doing wonderful aerobatic routines.
We will also be privileged to have the Commemorative Air Force on hand with Miss Mitchell, a B-25 Mitchell with a renowned history. There will be also be a couple of war birds from the CAF and will offer rides for fee to those who want to experience a little of the early years of flying in a WWII aircraft.
Local tent vendors, pancake breakfast and lunch served by our Mason’s, other food venues, free aircraft rides for the kids and more!
Bring the family, bring your airplane - free drawing and free breakfast for the PIC’s.
For more information and a schedule of the events, please see our flyer.

EAA Chapter 1518’s 38th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Sunday August 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Red Wing Regional Airport (RGK)
Come join us for breakfast and partake in the Red Wing River City Days Celebration
We will be serving Sturdiwheat Pancakes and Little Smokies sausages. PIC eats free.
Static Aircraft displays, Young Eagle, Eagle Flight & CAP Displays.
An antique car show will also be taking place at the airport during the morning.
For more information, please contact: Dan Johnson 715-441-1790, email EAA1518@charter.net or visit our website EAA Chapter 1518

Longville Flyer’s 12th Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 3, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Longville Municipal Airport (KXVG)
Antique Cars, Helicopters, and More.
Hospitality at Its Best!
100LL discounted during the Fly-In
For more information, please call: Scott Stuart 218-363-3068

Milaca Municipal Airport 2014 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

August 10th, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Milaca Municipal Airport (18Y)
Free Admission/Parking
See many airplane displays and visit with local pilots in their hangars.
Overnight RV and under-wing camping is available. Visit Skydive Minnesota operation and stay for a Skydive demonstration weather permitting.
Breakfast served by the Milaca American Legion: Adults: $7:00, Children under 12 years: $4:00, Under 3 years: Free
Menu: Pancakes, Sausage, Ham, Eggs, Fruit and Beverage
For more information, please contact: Airport Manager: Steve Burklund 320 492-8246, City Manager: Greg Lerud 320 983-3141, Airport Commission: Ken Muller 320 630-5064 or email kdmuller@jetup.net, City of Milaca, or Skydive Minnesota

Paynesville Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake and Sausage Breakfast

August 10, 2014
7:30 AM - 12:30 pm
Paynesville Municipal Airport (KPEX)
PIC eat free!
All PIC will be entered into a drawing for an iPad.
There will be a bounce house for the kids.

Annual Tri-County CAP Squadron Breakfast at the Walker Airport

Sunday, August 10, 2014
7:30 AM -12:30- PM
Walker Airport (Y49)
Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Juice.
Free will donation. PIC eats free.
Funds will be used to support the Tri-County Squadron activities.
For more information, please contact: Kathie Stoneking at fredmustrang@juno.com

Forest Lake 13th Annual Open House and Fly-In

Saturday, August 16, 2014
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Daniel De Ponti Memorial Airport (25D)
(Home of 24-hour gas and 24-hour grass) Land on 2,700 ft. grass strip!!
The Fly-in will feature pancakes and fixings by EAA chapter 237.
Also available: Hamburger, cheeseburger, fries, corn dogs, and hot dogs sold by the Forest Lake Lions (proceeds support the local community)
With Ice cream for dessert!
Young Eagle rides offered, sponsored by EAA chapter 237. Car show and activities included.
For more information, please contact: John Schmidt 651-373-3779 or visit Forest Lake Airport

Maple Lake’s 28th Annual Pork Chop Dinner Fly-In/Drive-In

August 16, 2014
Dinner serving 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Craft Show 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Maple Lake Airport (MGG)
Sponsored by EAA Chapter 878
Clowns for kids
Free shuttle bus service to Gear-Head Get Together (Gear-Head Get Together) in downtown Maple Lake.
For more information, please contact: Wayne 763-670-6021, wflury@wh-link.net or visit EAA 878

Lake Elmo Airport Aviation Day

Sponsored by EAA Chapter 54
Sunday, August 17, 2014
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lake Elmo Airport (21D)
Valter’s Aviation
12402 North 30th Street
Fly-In/Drive-In pancake breakfast and static aircraft display
Our new menu includes Sturdiwheat pancakes, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage from Brine’s Meat Market in Stillwater, and pure maple syrup from Hale’s Sugarbush
Kid’s activities are available.
For more information, please contact: events@eaa54.org or visit EAA Chapter 54

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

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

Windom Fly-In Breakfast

Sponsored by: Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club and the Windom Lions Club
Sunday, Aug. 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
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
Aircraft Arrival at 2:00 PM Friday, August 29, 2014
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), 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

AirTAP Fall Forum

September 25-26, 2014
Brainerd, Minnesota
For more information, please visit: AirTAP Fall Forum

October 2014

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

Dates: TBD

April 2015

MCOA Airports Conference

Dates: TBD

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: