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Aeronautics and Aviation

Fly-ins and events

February


EAA 745 Ski Fly Pancake Breakfast

Feb. 24, 2024
9 a.m. to noon
Benson Airport 6MN9

Drive in, fly in pancake breakfast. Ski conditions are weather dependent. Stop in, warm up and chat. Contact: 651-429-0215

Meet the Fleet

Feb. 27, 2024
6 to 7 p.m.
Flying Cloud Airport - Thunderbird Aviation

At this event, we will be giving a brief presentation of the flight programs, as well as a tour of one of the airports students use during their time with us. This is a great opportunity to see Flying Cloud Airport and see some of the airplanes! This happens every last Tuesday of every month at Flying Cloud Airport - Thunderbird Aviation. Contact: Brent Farber, bfarber@academycollege.edu, 952-851-0066.

March


ICEPORT 2024!

March 2, 2024
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
43469 Vista Road, Isle, MN 56342

See you all at ICEPORT 2024! At Da Boathouse Restaurant, Lake Mille Lacs, MN.Contact: Mark Priglmeier, 320-200-8050

Ski Plan and Wheels Fly-in

March 9, 2024
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Aitkin Airport (KAIT)

Fly to Aitkin with a Ski Plane or Wheel plane and enjoy a delicious hotdog and bowl of chili. Land with skis on the groomed snow runway 8/26) or wheel landing on runway 16/34. Get the winter rust off and fly to Aitkin for lots of food, fun, and camaraderie with fellow pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Goodwill donation accepted. Contact: trudiamundson@yahoo.com

Meet the Fleet

March 26, 2024
6 to 7 p.m.
Flying Cloud Airport - Thunderbird Aviation

At this event, we will be giving a brief presentation of the flight programs, as well as a tour of one of the airports students use during their time with us. This is a great opportunity to see Flying Cloud Airport and see some of the airplanes! This happens every last Tuesday of every month at Flying Cloud Airport - Thunderbird Aviation. Contact: Brent Farber, bfarber@academycollege.edu, 952-851-0066.

 

May

Breezy Point Aviation Day 9th Annual

May 04, 2024
10 a.m. - 2p.m.
8MN3 - Breezy Point Airport, 30360 Airport Rd Breezy Point MN 56472

Pilots & Friend Social
Aircraft Static Display (no airshow), EMS Vehicles, Firetrucks, Helicopter
Classic Car Show
Free Lunch - Brats and Hotdogs
Free Ice Cream Treats

For more information contact: Cliff Muller, 218-838-3434, www.breezypointairport.com

June


Fly Van Buren

Jun 08, 2024
7 to 10 a.m.
Keosauqua, Iowa: Keosauqua Municipal Airport (6K9)

Fly-in for all the fun visiting with old friends or making new friends while enjoying All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes Sausage served by the Keosauqua Lions.
PILOTS FLYING IN, EAT FREE!

There is no admission fee for the Fly-in and the public is welcome to attend. Fly-in or bring your lawn chair and join the fun! Contact: info@villagesofvanburen.com

EAA Chapter 1174 Fly-In and Belgian Waffle Breakfast

Jun 09, 2024
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
KFFM

EAA Chapter 1174 is hosting its annual Fly-In and famous Belgian waffle breakfast at the Fergus Falls Airport 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Breakfast includes sausages, coffee or juice, and all the Belgian waffles you care to eat. Adults $12, children $8. We will be doing Young Eagle Flights. You can register for your time slot at https://youngeaglesday.org?9545

Contact: Robert Gray 320-979-6440

Pancake Breakfast and Car Show

Jun 09, 2024
7:30 a.m. to noon
Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE)

Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 AM – noon, EAA 878, in the hangar of West Metro Aviation
Car show hosted and held concurrently on airport grounds 9 AM to 2 PM by Wright County Car Club

Contact: Wayne, 763-670-6021, wflury@outlook.com

Redwood Falls Rotary Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

June 23, 2024
8 a.m. to noon
Redwood Falls Airport

Rotary is serving the best pancakes in town! Come out and bring your families to enjoy our Pancake Fundraiser and see the planes. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Children 5 and under, and Pilots are free. Contact: redwoodfallsrotary@gmail.com

Emmetsburg Kiwanis Annual Flight Breakfast

Jun 30, 2024
7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Emmetsburg Airport (122.800)

Emmetstburg Kiwanis Club is having their annual Flight Breakfast serving pancakes, omelets, sausage, & coffee or juice to drink. Pilots in Command eat for FREE!! Adults are $8.00 Kids 6-12 are $4.00 Kids under 6 eat for free. So join us on Sunday June 30th!!

Contact: Mark Evans- Emmetsburg Kiwanis President, 712-320-0447, Email: mevans@newcoop.com

August


Pelican Rapids Rotary Club - Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Aug 03, 2024
8 to 11 a.m.
47Y

The Pelican Rapids Rotary Club will be hosting its annual Fly-In/Drive-In pancake breakfast at the Pelican Rapids Airport. Breakfast includes sausage, coffee, milk, juice, and pancakes. Free will donation. Contact: Robert Gray 320-979-6440