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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 or

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 planes land at the airport where shuttle service is available, contact: Dave Paulson, (218) 386-1818, or (218) 286-2098, or

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,

May 17-19: Seaplane Safety Seminar at Madden’s on Gull Lake. Contact: Steve Guetter,

June 9: Montevideo, MN. EAA Chapter 688 Fly-In Breakfast, Montevideo Airport (KMVE), 8 a.m.-1 p.m., PICs free. Free Young Eagle rides for ages 8-17, ping pong ball drop infant-10.

June 15-16: Mankato, MN, Mankato Airport (KMKT) Minnesota Air Spectacular, see details at Contact Fred Lutz 507-381-0300

July 6: Starbuck Airport Pope County Flyers Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast. For information please call Mary jo Brown at (320) 760-7749 or Tom Beuckens at (320) 239-4273.

July 13-14: Isle Airport on Mille Lacs Lake, Sat. evening bonfire and campout. Sun. morning breakfast. 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Everyone welcome. Contact: Dave Retka (651) 263-8614, or

July 13-14: Eden Prairie, MN, Flying Cloud Airport, AirExpo 2019, Contact Greg Doeden

Aug 1: Lino Lakes, MN. Surf Side Sea Plane Base. Minnesota Sea Plane Association Annual Pig Roast Picnic. Private Sea Plane Base and grass strip. Contact: Steve Guetter,

Aug 3: Elbow Lake Fly-In 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. during Elbow Lake FlekkeFest celebration. Contact Joe or Laura LaRue at Prairie Air, or, (218) 685-6594,

Aug. 18: Mankato, Mn. muni airport, EAA Chapter 642 Fly-in/Drive-in breakfast, 7:30 am to 12:00 noon, PIC free, Pancakes, eggs, sausage, etc., contact Tony; 507-380-8377, or Jon; 507-317-1958. 


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