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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

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,

April 27: Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame 30th Annual Induction Banquet at the Bloomington Doubletree hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd Seven Inductees Writing and arts Awards, plus several Scholarships, and big silent auction. Reservations online at: Contact: Noel:

April 28:Crookston, MN. Crookston Municipal Airport, University of Minnesota: Crookston, Aviation Club Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m. Contact Devin Brown @ 804-516-8837.

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: Little Falls (KLXL) MN. Fly-In / Drive-In French Toast Breakfast. 7-11a.m. PIC eats free. Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. For more information: or 320-616-2084.

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

June 30: Aitkin Airport, EAA Chapter 965 Annual Fly-In Wildrice pancake Breakfast. Contact Marcel Kobberdahl for more information. 218-330-1757

June 30: St. Cloud Regional Airport, St. Cloud, MN. St. Cloud Civil Air Patrol Fly-In /Drive-In pancake/sausage breakfast and classic car show 8a.m - 1 p.m. Hangar 2 PIC’s free. Contact Brooke;

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 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 4: Springfield, MN, Springfield Municipal Airport (D 42) Fly-In Classic Car Drive In Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free to PIC Contact: John Ryan (507) 920-7816 or,

Aug 11: 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. 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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