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July 2015

The EAA B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast at the Anoka County-Blaine for One Day Only

July 28, 2015
The EAA B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast will be at the Anoka County-Blaine (ANE) for flight operations and ground tours.
The EAA Chapter 237 June tour stop was such a success, and the interest so great, that the EAA B-17 is making a special stop to allow individuals the opportunity to fly in the most iconic aircraft of WWII that weren't able to June 16th-18th.
View the following video to get an idea of what your B-17 experience will be like: Flying in the Fortress
With a limited number of flights available, please do not delay to reserve your seat! Two full flights have already been booked!
For more information, please visit: EAA B17 Tour for details and reservations.

August 2015

Kindred Fly-In Breakfast in Conjunction with Community Days

August 1, 2015
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Kindred Davenport Regional Airport (K74)
Kindred, ND 58051
For more information, please contact: Ron Lundquist 701-388-2126

Lakes Area Fly-In and 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

Cresco Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, August 2, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Ellen Church Municipal Airport (KCJJ)
Cresco, IA 52136
All you can eat omelets and pancakes
Pilots and Passengers eat Free!
Plane rides available!
For more information, please email: jason@howard-county.com

Longville Flyers Fly-In Pancake Feed

August 2, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Longville Municipal Airport (KXVG)
Do not miss this one!! Great for children and flyers! 100LL available fairly priced!
For more information, please call: 218-363-3068

39th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 2, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Red Wing Regional Airport (KRGK)
Adults $7.00, children $4.00 and PIC eats free.
Featuring Sturdiwheat Pancakes and Little Skokie Sausage.
For more information, please contact: Dan Johnson 715-441-1790, email EAA1518@Gmail.com or visit the website EAA Chapter 1518

The Tri-County Squadron, Civil Air Patrol Annual Pancake Breakfast

August 9, 2015
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Walker Municipal Airport - Bresley Field (Y49)
The menu is all-you-can eat made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, sausage and a beverage.
We will accept a free-will offering and PIC eat free.

Preston Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

August 9, 2015
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fillmore County Airport (FKA)
Breakfast buffet served by B and B Bowl including scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee and more!
PIC eats free.
For more information, please call: 507-951-1788

Forest Lake 14th Annual Open House and Fly-In, Including a Young Eagles Flight Rally

Saturday, August 15, 2015
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Daniel De Ponti Memorial Airport (25D)
Breakfast of Pancakes and fixings will be served in the morning by EAA Chapter 237
Hamburgers, hotdogs, and corn on the cob will be sold in the afternoon by the Forest Lake Lions Club (proceeds support the local community).
There will also be ice cream available for dessert!
EAA Chapter 237 will be sponsoring Young Eagle rides between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies with a free flight at this Young Eagles Flight Rally.
The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation.
For more information on the Young Eagle Rides, please contact: Kirk Fjetland youngeagles@eaachapter237.org, or visit EAA Chapter 237 or Facebook - EAA Chapter 237
For more information about the Open House and Fly-In, please visit our website: Forest Lake Airport or contact John Schmidt 651-373-3779

Pelican Rapids Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, August 15, 2015
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pelican Rapids Municipal Airport (47Y)
Free will donation
Breakfast will be served by the Pelican Rapids Lions Club
Sponsored by the Pelican Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
Enjoy classic cars from Lake Country Cruisers!
Public Welcome
Pelican Rapids Airport is located 5 miles north of Pelican Rapids on County Highway 9.

EAA Chapter 878 29th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner

August 15, 2015
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Maple Lake Municipal Airport (MGG)
Held in conjunction with Gear-Head Get Together in downtown Maple Lake.
Free shuttle bus from airport to downtown.
For more information, please contact: Wayne 763-670-6021, email wflury@wh-link.net or visit our website EAA Chapter 878

EAA Chapter 642 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

August 16, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)
$8.00 all you can eat.
PIC and children under 5 eat free!
Live Music Entertainment and Airplane Rides available
Proceeds used to fund aviation scholarships.

Lake Elmo Aviation Day Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 16, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lake Elmo Airport (21D)
Valters Aviation
Breakfast Menu: Sturdiwheat Pancakes, Brines Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Orange Juice, Coffee, Milk.
Adults $7.00, Children $3.00, PIC’s eat free!
Scheduled to Appear: CAF Minnesota Wing Warbirds
There will also be Aviation Seminars

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

Owatonna Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, August 30, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (OWA)
The Civil Air Patrol will be serving French toast for breakfast and using the event as a fundraiser. PIC eats free!
There will also be static displays and the event is open to the public.

Pancake and French Toast Fly-In Breakfast Sponsored by the Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club/Windom Lions Club

Sunday, August 30, 2015
8 :00 AM - 12:30 PM
Windom Municipal Airport (MWM)
PIC eats free.
For more information, please contact: Brian 507- 830-0273

September 2015

AirTAP Fall Forum

Dates: TBD

Juneau County EAA 1365 Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast and Lunch

September 5, 2015
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Mauston New Lisbon Union Airport (82C)
New Lisbon, WI 53950
Breakfast by the Mauston Lions Club - 7:00 - 10:30 AM
Lunch - 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Fly-in or Drive-in for the event and stay in Juneau County for the Holiday weekend. Fun for everyone!
On display aircraft of all types and makes, antique, new home built and certified. Plus, classic and antique cars and a huge farm equipment display antique to modern.
There will also be arts and crafts for sale, baked goods by the Amish, Military safety display by Volk Field, RC Aircraft demonstration, Helicopter rides, games for the youngsters, and music.
For places to stay, contact either the Mauston Chamber of Commerce or New Lisbon Chamber of Commerce
For more information, please contact: Tom Chudy 608-547-6503, email tchudy@accratech.com or visit EAA Chapter 1365

Log Cabin Airport 29th Annual Fly-In

Sunday, September 6, 2015
9:30 AM - Lunch at 12:00 PM (noon)
Log Cabin Airport (WS69)
Mondovi, WI 54755
Picnic Lunch: Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Fresh Sweet Corn
Refreshments: Coffee, Water, Pop
Assorted Desserts
Lots of camaraderie!
For more information, please call: 715-287-4205, 715-287-3377 or email logcabinairport@tcc.coop

Pipestone Flight Breakfast

September 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pipestone Municipal Airport (KPQN)
The breakfast is being put on by the local Kiwanis Club.

EAA Chapter 272 Fly-In/Drive-In\Walk-In Blueberry Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles Rally

September 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Richard I Bong Airport (SUW)
Superior, WI 54880
Pancake Breakfast featuring our Blueberry pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk.
Free airplane rides for kids age 8-17 with parental permission will run concurrently weather permitting.
For more information, please contact: Alan White 218-348-4033, email al.white159@gmail.com or visit EAA Chapter 272
This weekend also features the Northern Nationals Stock Car Races Friday evening September 11, and Saturday evening September. 12 at AMSOIL Speedway across the street from the airport.
Camping is available at the track. Come for the weekend!

Moorhead Airport’s Greater Moorhead Days Event: Wings and Wheels Fly-In and Car Show

Saturday, September 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Moorhead Municipal Airport (JKJ)
Experimental Aircraft Association’s Pancake Breakfast $5.00 Suggested Donation
Young Eagle Youth Airplane Rides sponsored by EAA from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon), Model Airplane Demo, Sky Dive Fargo - Jump at Noon, Sanford Helicopter, Fargo Antique Custom Car Show
Sponsored by Flight Development, LLC and Moorhead Minnesota
For more information, please contact Steve Edner, Flight Development 218-287-1400

Osceola Wheels and Wings Fly-In

September 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
L.O. Simenstad Municipal Airport (OEO)
Osceola WI 54020
Airshow, classic airplanes on display, hundreds of classic cars, pancake breakfast, lunch and much more!
For more information, please see our Wheels and Wings website

Faribault Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, September 13, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Faribault Municipal Airport (FBL)
Sponsored by the Faribault Area Pilot’s Association.
Proceeds for the 130th CAP Squadron and Youth Aviation.
Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs and Sausage Breakfast.
Adults $7.00, kids twelve and under half price, PIC and kids under five free.
Static displays and Civil Air Patrol Aircraft
For more information, please contact: Ron Ovans 952-652-2665

Lions Club of New Ulm 42nd Annual Pancake Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, September 13, 2015
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
New Ulm Municipal Airport (ULM)
All runway and taxiway construction is complete.
Pilots eat free.
Special attraction this year: The B25, Miss Mitchell, from the Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, will be on hand for rides and ground tours.
For more information, please contact: Glen Setterholm 507-276-8805 or email gcsetter@newulmtel.net

Thief River Falls Pancake Breakfast Fly-In/Drive-In

Sunday, September 13, 2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thief River Falls Regional Airport (TVF)
At the NCTC Aviation Campus
Pancakes & Sausage Served hot off the Grill with a Scoop of Ice Cream by the Local Kiwanis Club
Adults $7.00, Kids 12 and under $4.50
NCTC Aviation Campus Tours provided by PAMA Students
Flight Line Open - Airport Facilities Tours

Young Eagles Flight Rally

September 13, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Anoka County-Blaine Airport (ANE)
KeyAir FBO
Sponsored by EAA Chapter 237
Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies with a free flight at this Young Eagles Flight Rally.
The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation.
For more information, please contact: Kirk Fjetland youngeagles@eaachapter237.org, or visit EAA Chapter 237 or Facebook - EAA Chapter 237

Mora Fall Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Sept 19, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Mora Municipal Airport (JMR)
Breakfast served by the Mora Lions.
PIC eat free!
Air rides by Hawk Aviation, AT6 Warbirds plus Classic and Antique cars welcome!
Great Fall Colors!

Hector’s 73nd Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sponsored by Hector Lions and Newberg Sky Spray
September 20, 2015
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hector Municipal Airport (1D6)
All you can eat! PICs eat free.
Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilts, Helicopters, Ultralights, and this years featured aircraft is a 1939 Spartan Executive.
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 Breakfast

September 20, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Lac qui Parle County Airport (KDXX)
Breakfast is being served by the Boy Scouts.
For more information, please contact: Make Dahle 320-333-9300

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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: