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Girls in Aviation Day

Sept. 23, 2023
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Jet Linx, Flying Cloud Airport, KFCM

Join the Stars of the North for our annual Girls in Aviation Day-a free event for youth to learn about career opportunities in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Exhibitors from airlines, the military, universities, flight schools, pilots, engineers, and many professionals will showcase aviation careers. The event is geared toward girls ages 8-17; however, everyone is welcome. Girls in Aviation Day encourages female participation in STEM and aviation-related careers. Contact: Mina Carlson; Mina.Carlson@starsofthenorth.org

Meet the Fleet

Sept. 26, 2023
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.

Annual Bowstring Airport Fall Colors - Fly-In/Drive-In/Camp-Out

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2023
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday: 5-7 p.m. burgers and brats, chili; Campfire. Saturday: 7-10 a.m. pancakes, eggs and sausage; noon-3 p.m. burgers, brats, chili and potato salad; 4-6 p.m. fish and spuds. Sunday: 7-10 a.m. pancakes, eggs and sausage; noon-3 p.m. chili.

Fall Color Fly-in/Drive In

Sept. 30, 2023
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ontonagon County Airport, Ontonagon, Michigan L

Come and enjoy the beautiful fall colors as you fly or drive along the shores of Lake Superior 9:00-4:00 (EST). Lunch $5.00/Ages 10 & under $3.00. Pilots have a chance to win a future 2 day car rental with a hotel stay along with other future stay prizes. 20-30 miles from OGM key your mic 4x for local weather 122.9; view on foreflight or weather underground wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KMIONTON23 Contact: Lisa Linna 906-884-6214 or airportmgr@ontonagoncounty.org

KLXL Fall Colors Fly-In

Sept. 30, 2023
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Little Falls/Morrison County Airport KLXL

Second annual fall colors fly-in hosted at KLXL! Brat feed beginning at 11 a.m., live music, classic car show, and static display aircraft. Underwing camping available onsite. Contact: EAA1681@outlook.com.