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April 2014

EAA 919 Annual Chili Feed

Saturday, April 12, 2014
(rain date: Sunday, April 13)
10:00 AM - Until gone!
Rushford Municipal Airport (55Y)
Perfect for an April day!
Get your pre-heaters going and jump into that plane for a nice flight to super-friendly 55Y.
Many different kinds of chili to choose from.
For more information, please contact: Walt Kelly 507-454-5147

May 2014

EAA Chapter 1342 Fly-In and Young Eagles Rally

Sunday, May 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Crookston Municipal Airport (CKN)
EAA Chapter 1342, composed of students from UND Aerospace, is hosting a fly-in along with a Young Eagles event for all children between the ages of 8-17.
On static display will be an aircraft used for flight training by UND along with simulators for children to try out.
A variety of food will be grilled, including hot dogs, brats and cheeseburgers for no charge.
All are welcome to fly-in or drive in to get a taste of collegiate aviation!

June 2014

Amery Wisconsin's Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, June 7 2014
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Amery Municipal Airport (KAHH)
For more information, pleast contact: Paul Isakson 715-554-3858 or email iker@amerytel.com

Buffalo Fly-In Breakfast and Air Show

June 8, 2014
Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Grill: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Buffalo Municipal Airport (CFE)
Cost: $6.00 Adults, $4.00 Kids, PIC and kids under 5 Free!
There will be an airshow at 12:00 PM (noon)
For more information, please call: 763-682-1516

Rush City Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

June 8, 2014
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rush City Lions Pancake Breakfast 8:00AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Rush City Regional Airport (KROS)
Activities include: Afternoon food vendors, Vendors, Antique tractor show, Antique car show, Vintage airplanes, Airplane rides, Helicopter rides and Remote control airplane show and the Lions Wellness Van
For more information, please contact: Don Swanson 612-616-9947 or email dps@eganco.com

Stanton's Annual Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast

June 15, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Stanton Airfield (SYN)

Fairmont’s Lions Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, June 22, 2014
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fairmont Municipal Airport (KFRM)
Pilot in command eats free.
For more information, please call: Wayne Kahler 507-236-3604

Redwood Falls Rotary Club Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, June 22, 2014
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Redwood Falls Municipal Airport (RWF)
Free Pancake Breakfast to all pilots!

2014 Wings and Wheels over Wadena Fly-In

Sponsored by the Wadena Pilots Association Inc.
Saturday June 28, 2014
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Breakfast 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Wadena Municipal Airport (KADC)
Weather permitting, an aeorbatic perfomance will be held around 12:00 PM (noon), please check the NOTAM for further information regarding the closure of the airspace during that time.
Additional attractions include: activities for kids, model aircraft displays, tractor and car show, and many great visiting aircraft.
Please join us for a fun day!
For more information please visit: www.WadenaPilots.com or email josh@wadenapilots.com

August 2014

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

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

Lake Elmo Airport Aviation Day

Sponsored by EAA Chapter 54
Sunday, August 22, 2014
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (noon)
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

September 2014

OsceolaWheels 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

April 2014

Minnesota State University, Mankato Aviation Celebration

Saturday, April 12, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)
Perfect for an April day!
There will be a $5.00 pancake breakfast (free for those 18 and under), friendly competition for all pilots to compete (ground events), friendly landing meet (closed to the public) between NIFA Region V Flight Teams (including the Mavericks), a silent auction and various aviation education events for children and parents from around the state and beyond.
For more information, please contact: George Glaros 651-325-7834 or george.glaros@mnsu.edu

May 2014

Discover Aviation Days

Saturday and Sunday, May 31 and June 1, 2014
Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE)
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 and see our new military history display area.
A pancake breakfast and lunch to be served both days.
There will also be an evening Hangar Dance with a 15 piece 1940's swing band held Saturday night.
For more information, please call: 763-568-6072, email Info@DiscoverAviationDays.org or visit Discover Aviation Days

June 2014

Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing 2014 Spring Swing Big Band Hangar Dance

June 7, 2014
Doors Open at 6:00 PM
Dance lessons at 7:00 PM
Dance starts at 8:00 PM goes till 12:00 AM (midnight)
$12.50 presale, $15.00 donation per person
Tickets can be purchased at: Commemorative Air Force - Minnesota Wing
You must print your tickets or show the ticket confirmation on your mobile device the night of the dance.
Music by the Roseville Big Band, Free Dance lesson from TC Swing & Rhythm & Swing
Music, Dancing, Food, Aircraft Tours, Door Prizes, Prizes for best WWII era dress and more!
Proceeds from the dance benefit the museum!

2nd Annual Menomonie Airfest and Autorama

Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22, 2014
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily
Menomonie Municipal Airport (KLUM)
Free Admission
This weekend is a fundraiser event for the Don Fanetti Aviation Scholorship
Fun for the whole family!
For more information, please visit: Menomonie Airfest or our Facebok page: https://www.facebook.com/MenomonieAirfestAutorama

July 2014

AirExpo 2014

July 19 - 20, 2014
Flying Cloud Airport (FCM)
Gate A

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: