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  • Older Pilots Focus Of Recent AOPA Insurance Survey

    AOPA Communications Staff|Mar 1, 2022

    Late last fall, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association released the results of a survey of pilots and aircraft owners across the country, confirming what the non-profit political organization has been hearing from many members for several years. Older pilots who are just as safe, current, and proficient as any others continue to find their insurance policies unceremoniously dropped or canceled, or much more expensive-just for being a day older than 70. The survey, sent to more than 30,000...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or verlena@mnflyer.com. Attention Pilots Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. June 15: Little Falls (KLXL) MN. Fly-In / Drive-In French Toast Breakfast. 7-11a.m. PIC eats free. Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. For more information: hfhmc2@qwest...

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or verlena@mnflyer.com. Attention Pilots Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. May 17-19: Seaplane Safety Seminar at Madden’s on Gull Lake. Contact: Steve Guetter, steve@penguinflight.net May 18: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar, Rochester Int’l Air...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or verlena@mnflyer.com. March 9: (Snow date March 16) Buffalo, MN, Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE), West Metro Aviation hanger, Annual Chili Feed Fly-In, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., hosted by EAA Chapter 878, contact Laura Hermann, 952-210-8600, ljherrmann@yahoo.com April 27: Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame 30th Annual Induction Banquet a...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Attention Pilots! Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or verlena@mnflyer.com. Feb.24: Warroad, MN, Warroad Airport (KRRT) Warroad Lions 41st Annual Ski Plane Fly-In Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m., ski planes land on the Warroad River, wheel...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Attention Pilots! Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. Jan 26, 2019: White Bear Lake, 5860 Highway 61 N, MN, Benson Airport (6MN9), EAA Chapter 745 Fly-In-Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, Lat: 45° 6’ 59.88” North, Long...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. Nov. 10, 2018:Bowstring 9YO monthly Fly-In. The second Sat. of EVERY month. Airport Commission Meeting 11a.m - 12p.m., lunch served 12p.m. - 2p.m. All are welcome. Dec 1, 2018: Maple Lake, MN, Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG), Tree of Hope donation event, 9.a.m. – 1 p.m., toys delivered to c...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. September 28-30: Bowstring, MN, Bowstring Airport (9Y0) Fly-In/Drive-In/Camp-Out, Underwing Camping, Fri: Burgers and Brats 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Sat: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner: 7 a.m.-6 p.m, Sun: Breakfast, Lunch: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contact Kenneth Reichert 218-244-6328, kreicher@bigfork.net Weather dates Oct 5...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. Aug 4-5: Milaca, MN, Milaca Municipal Airport (18Y), 50th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast (Aug 5 Breakfast) and Flag Retirement Ceremony (Aug 4 at 6:30 p.m.), underwing camping available. Contact John Oldenburg, Airport Manager at 320-983-6547, 320-267-6898, john.oldenburg.vw@gmail.com, or contact...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. July 6-7: Detroit Lakes, MN, Detroit Lakes Airport (KDTL), EAA Chapter 1498 Fly-In (in conjunction with Detroit Lakes Jaycees Water Carnival) July 6 at 5 p.m. Long Lake park adjacent to turf runway 17/35, FAA presentation of Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to Bob Lund and Duane Janssen. July 7,...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. June 16: Granite Falls, MN, Granite Falls Muni-Lenzen-Roe-Fagan Memorial Field (GDB), Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., contact Evan Fagen at 320-564-3324 June 16: Little Falls, MN, Little Falls Airport (KLXL) Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. for the Little Falls Dam Festival. PIC...

  • 2018 Aviation Day at the Capitol and KSTP

    Staff|Apr 1, 2018

    This year's Aviation Day at the Capitol, sponsored by MATA, MBAA, and MGA will kick off at the KSTP terminal building at Holman Field, then move to the Capitol. Wondering if you ought attend? Recommendations are for personnel at Fixed Base Operators, airport managers, airport commissioners, mayors, city council members, business aircraft owners and operators, corporate flight departments, aircraft technicians, aviation support service professionals, pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Attendees...

  • Young Eagle milestone reached

    Staff|Apr 1, 2018

    EAA announced more than two million children between eight and 17 years old have been introduced to airplanes and aviation through the Young Eagles program which provides free rides by volunteer pilots. The Young Eagles program was founded in 1922. More than 50,000 students enrolled in Sporty's Learn to Fly Course, a free online instruction for ground school and flight training. Sporty's partners with EAA to provide this service. EAA Chapter 237 based at Anoka County Blaine Airport, is highly...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. April 18-20: Duluth, MN DECC, 2018 Minnesota Airports Conference. For details visit Conference website. April 21: Bloomington, MN, Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Hyatt Regency Hotel. Contact: Noel Allard 218-732-5100 or make reservations at mnaviationhalloffame.org April 27-28: Blain...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. April 18-20: Duluth, MN DECC, 2018 Minnesota Airports Conference. For details visit Conference website. April 21: Bloomington, MN, Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Hyatt Regency Hotel. Contact: Noel Allard 218-732-5100 or make reservations at mnaviationhalloffame.org April 27-28: Blain...

  • Upcoming Events

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    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled or changed. Send notices six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@pinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. February 25: Warroad, MN, 40th Annual Warroad Lions Ski Plane Fly-In Breakfast. Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, others at Warroad Airport (KRRT), 8 a.m. - noon. Shuttle service available. Contact Dave Paulson, 218-386-1818 or 218-386-2098 or dpaulson@ssbwarroad.com March 17: Cloquet, MN, Cloquet...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled 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. Attention Pilots: Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. February 10: Buffalo, MN, Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE). Chili Feed, 10 am to 2 pm. West Metro Aviation hangar. Live music from 11 am to...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    Check this column each month to see that dates have not been cancelled 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. Attention Pilots Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. January 20: McGregor, MN, Trick Air Ski Plane Fly-In at Jackson Seaplane Base (Private), contact Paul Jackson, Paul@flightline.tv 612-963-165...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    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. Attention Pilots:Be sure to get a Flight Service briefing from (800) WX-Brief before every flight and check your destination airport status. January 20: McGregor, MN, Trick Air Ski Plane Fly-In at Jackson Seaplane Base (Private), contact Paul Jackson, Paul@flightline.tv 612-963-1655....

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    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. October 21: Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m. – noon, EAA Chapter 745 Fly-In, Benson’s Airport (6MN9), White Bear Lake. Lat: 45° 6’ 59.88” North, Long: 92° 59’ 45.78” West, Unicom: 122.700; Runway 12/30, (2000’ x 75’), Grass. There is normally 100LL on the airport, but call...

  • Current Events

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    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. 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 Aug...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    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. July 1: Starbuck Airport Pope County Flyers Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast in conjunction with Heritage Days (July 1-July 4), Church Services in the park. For info please call Mary Jo Brown at 320 760-7749 or Tom Beuckens at 320 - 239-4273 July 8: Wething Detroit Lakes Regional...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    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. June 3-4: Duluth Air Show, duluthairshow.com June 11:Fly-In/Drive-In Waffle Breakfast, 8a.m - 1p.m., Fergus Falls Municipal Airport. Sponsored by Fergus Falls Area EAA Chapter 1174. June 11: EAA Chapter 688 Annual Fly-In Breakfast, all you can eat! Montevideo Airport (MVE), 8:00...

  • Upcoming Events

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    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. April 8: EAA Chapter 327 Super Saturday, Anoka County Blaine Airport, Pancake Breakfast Social 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Young Eagles flights from 9:00 a.m. to noon (weather permitting); IMC club meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Gateway Flying Cub Hangar, contact Kirk Fjetland...

  • Upcoming Events

    Staff

    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 email mnflyer@cpinternet.com or charlotte@mnflyer.com. February 26: Warroad Minnesota Lions, 39th annual Ski Plane Fly-In & Breakfast. Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, wheel planes at the Warroad Airport (KRRT). Shuttle service available. 8 a.m. - 12 noon. Contact Dave Paulson @ 218-386-1818 or 218-386-2098. E-mail:...

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