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Current Events


August 1, 2017

Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices of events at least six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750. Sandstone. MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@cpinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com.

Aug. 18-19: Moberg Fly-In, Ralph Moberg Private Wheel & Seaplane Base, Bonfire and Brat Cookout, Hangar Movie night, Underwing Camping, turf MN13 Water 96M, Pilots must call for permission, bring your own tiedowns, shuttle to BJI breakfast, contact Gary Gregg 218-556-1611

Aug. 19: BJI FlapJack Fly-In, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Bemidji Regional Airport, Contact Jon Blessing 218-751-3784

Aug 20: Mankato, EAA Chapter 642 Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at Mankato Region (KMKT), 7:30 a.m. –noon. PICs free. John, 507-345-1015 or Ken, 507-947-3084

Aug 20: Sun Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, Boyceville, WI (3T3) 122.8 freq. 7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by Airport Booster Club. Contact bmcivor@sbcglobal.net or 715-308-1022

Aug. 27: Litchfield ,. Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Litchfield Municipal (KLJF). PICs free. Jim, (320) 693-6189

Aug. 27: Grygla, Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Mel Wilkens Field (3G2). PICs free, fall festival, family activities. Brent Klamar, 218-689-4364

August 30: Great Planes Air Expo - Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD) 1:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m., NorthPoint Aviation, 16384 Airport Road, Suite 8, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401. Visit with numerous factory and dealer representatives. A wide selection of aircraft will be on static display and aviation experts will be available to assist you with your aircraft evaluation process. Contact: Carrie Gicante 913-324-1250 or visit our website: Great Planes Air Expo

August 31: Great Planes Air Expo, Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM, 10:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.) Premier Jet Center, 14801 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347. Visit with numerous factory and dealer representatives. A wide selection of aircraft will be on static display and aviation experts will be available to assist you with your aircraft evaluation process. Contact: Carrie Gicante 913-324-1250 or visit our website: Great Planes Air Expo

September 2: EAA Chapter 92, Glencoe UltraLite Flyers Annual Sweet Corn and Bratwurst Feed Fly-In, Glencoe Municipal Airport (KGYL), 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Contact: Stuart Selchow at stuart.selchow@gmail.com or 320-238-2376 or 320-583-8367

September 9: Annual Pipestone Kiwanis Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Pipestone Municipal Airport (PQN) For more information, please contact: The Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau at 507-825-3316.

September 9: EAA 272 Young Eagle Flights and Pancake Breakfast, 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport (KSUV) Superior, Wisconsin. Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. to about 10:30 a.m. Parent or guardian permission is required for Young Eagle Flights. For more information, please contact: Tom Betts 218-590-0507 EAA 272

September 9: Luverne Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, 7 a.m. – 12 noon. Classic planes, cars, skydiving, static displays, inflatable gymnasium for kids, PIC free. Contact Ben Baum, Ben@SierraDeltaAviation.com 605-413-5028

September 9: Greater Moorhead Days Wings and Wheels Fly-In and Car Show, 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Moorhead Airport (JKJ) Young Eagle Youth Airplane Rides 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Model Airplane demo, Skydive Fargo Jump at noon, Sanford Helicopter, MN Highway Patrol Helicopter, Classic Car Show

September 9-10: 2nd Annual Campout and 31st Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner. Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG). Saturday starts at 1:00 p.m. and goes to Sunday 2:00 p.m. Pork Chop dinner will be on Sunday. For more information, visit: EAA Chapter 878

September 10: New Ulm, MN Municipal Airport (KULM) New Ulm 44th Annual Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All You Can Eat Breakfast, PCI eat free, for more information contact lionsclubofnewulm.org

September 10: LeSueur Annual Lions Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. – 12:00 noon, LeSueur Airport (12Y), PIC free, Contact: Jeff Parker 952-292-7642

September 16: Mora Fly-In Breakfast by Mora Lions, 8 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Contact Joe Kolhgraf, 612-390-8217 or joe.kohlgraf@cityofmora.com

September 16: Brainerd EAA Chapter Formation Meet ‘n Greet, 9 a.m., Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD), airport conference room. Come learn about the formation of a new EAA Chapter, Free continental breakfast from Wings Café.

September 17: Hector’s 75th Annual Fly-In Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Hector Municipal Airport (1D6), All you can eat pancake breakfast, PIC free, Warbirds, classics, antiques, homebuilt and ultralights, Fagen’s Fighters Grumman Wildcat, Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for kids at 11:15 a.m., contact Ed Newberg 320-979-1270

September 17: Lac qui Parle Fly-In, 8 a.m. – 12 noon, Lac qui Parle County Airport (KDXX), PIC free. Contact: Mike 320-333-9300.

September 17: Thief River Falls Pancake Breakfast Fly-In/Drive-In, Sponsored by Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls Kiwanis and the Thief River Falls Airport, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thief River Falls Regional Airport (TVF) at NCTC Aviation Campus, pancakes and sausage with ice cream, served by local Kiwanis Club, NCEC Aviation Camputs Tours provided by PAMA students, Flight Line Open, Airport Facilities Tours

September 23: Girls in Aviation Day, http://www.wai.org

December 2: Tree of Hope, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG), Collect unwrapped new toys, donate money to purchase gifts, or volunteer to help collect, package, and deliver toys. Contact http://www.ci.maple-lake.mn.us/events/tree-of-hope


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