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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: Moose Lake, Mn. Lake Air Flying Club Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast. 7:30 a.m - 11:00 a.m. PIC eat free! Contact: Larry Peterson, 218-485-4441.

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@qwestoffice.net or 320-616-2084.

June 15-16: Mankato, MN, Mankato Airport (KMKT) Minnesota Air Spectacular, see details at http://www.mnairspectacular.com Contact Fred Lutz flutz@netscape.com 507-381-0300.

June 16:Stanton, Mn. Stanton Airport (SYN) 27th Annual Father’s Day Fly-In Breakfast 7a.m. – noon. Contact (507) 645-4030.

June 16: Hutchinson (HCD), Hutchinson, MN, JC Water Carnival Fly-in/Drive-In, Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. - noon, Pork Chop Dinner 4 p.m. - 7, served by Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Members. Contact Dave at 320-587-2358 or skaardm@gmail.com or Bernie Knutson at sbknutson@aol.com 612-723-8598.

June 16: Grand Rapids, MN. CAP Father’s Day Fly-In, full breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., KGPZ. Jim, 218-326-5212

June 23: Wells, MN. Wells Municipal (68Y) WElls, Wings and Wheels Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon. PICs free. Wells Aviation, 507-553-3100.

June 29: Wadena Municipal Airport (KADC), Wadena, MN. Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake breakfast, 7a.m - 12:30 p.m. PIC eats free. Airplane rides, vintage aircraft, static displays, $1000.00 Grand Prize raffle, much more. Contact Dano Ostrander 218-282-6624.

June 30: Aitkin Municipal Airport, Aitkin, MN (KAIT). The EAA Aitkin Flyers, Fly-In Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast. Aviation booths, Flight Simulators, Special Speakers, DNR/Forestry Aircraft & Equipment Display, Young Eagle Flights, Bi-plane Rides, Fly Overs & More. Contact Jackie Brix 612-600-1230 or AitkinFlyers@gmail.com.

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, Ziwicki4@gmail.com.

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 7: Austin Municipal Airport, Austin Mn, Fly-In Breakfast, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., pancakes, SPAM, sausage, milk, coffee, juice, $6.00 per person age six and over, PIC– Free Contact, Taggert Medgaarden 507-440-6596

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 daveretka@gmail.com.

July 13-14: Eden Prairie, MN, Flying Cloud Airport, AirExpo 2019, Contact Greg Doeden gjbe8480@aol.com

July 14: Hallock, Minnesota, Hallock Municipal Airport (KHCO) 122.8 CTAF, Annual Fly-In/Drive-In

Breakfast. Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, orange juice. PIC eat Free. Door prizes. Proceeds to Bearcat Faceoff Hockey Booster Club. For info, call 218-988-2759.

July 14: Lakeville Mn. Airlake Airport (LVN) Lions Club Fly-In breakfast 8 a.m - 1 p.m. PIC’s eat free. Contact gary (612) 280-6614.

Sept 21: Mora, MN. Mora Municipal Airport (KJMR) Lions Pancake Breakfast Fly-In. 8 a.m - noon.  Contact Joe Kolhgraf for questions 612-390-8217.

July 21:Forest City Municipal Airport (KFXY) Annual Flight Breakfast (Made to order omelet, juice & coffee). 7am - 11am. Adults $7.00, Children (12 & under) $4.00. Event organized & presented by the Forest City Police Officers Association - all proceeds benefit the Police Reserves.

July 28: Olivia, MN, Olivia Regional Airport  (KOVL), Olivia Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. PIC free. BOLD HS Robotics Team. Contact Rich Haugen 320-522-2115 or richard.haugen@yahoo.com

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 joe@prairie-air.net, (218) 685-6594, http://www.flekkefest.net.

Aug 3: Grand Rapids, MN. EAA Young Eagle Rides, 8 a.m.-noon, KGPZ. Bob, 218-348-4424.

Aug 3: Milaca, MN, Milaca Airport, New, Annual STOL Contest, 10 a.m.(18Y). The entry fee for pilots will be $50. There will be no charge for tie downs, camping (including showers). The Pig Roast will be priced later. A breakfast ticket, for all the eggs, bacon, sausage and pancakes anyone can eat, will be $8. Aircraft approaching Milaca should communicate on 122.9. Contact Jeff Pohl at 612.221.8584 or search Facebook for: Sodbusters STOL Competition.

Aug 4: 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, jryan@newulmtel.net

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, steve@penguinflight.net

Aug 18: Mankato, MN. Municipal 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.

Aug 25: Litchfield, MN. Litchfield Lions Club Fly-In, Litchfield Municipal (KLJF), 7:30 a.m.-noon, pancake/sausage breakfast, PICs free. Jim Swenson, 320-693-6189.

Aug 25: Owatonna, MN, Owatonna Regional Airport Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, Civil Air Patrol Open House 7 a.m – 12.

Aug 25: Windom, MN. Windom Municipal Airport (MWM 122.9). Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club/Windom Lions Club Fly-In pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.PIC’s free. Info: Brian (507) 830-0273.

Aug 31: Glencoe MN, Glenco Municipal Airport (KGYL) 10 a.m - 2 p.m. EAA Chapter 92, Glencoe Ultra Flyers Annual Sweet Corn and Bratwurst Feed Fly-In. Contact Stuart Selchow 320-238-2376, cell 320-583-8367 or stuart.selchow@gmail.com. http://www.eaaul92.weebly.com.

Sept 7: Grand Rapids, MN. EAA Fly-In, full breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, KGPZ. Bob, 218-348-4424. Contact1st Lt Ryan Heydon, CommanderOwatonna Composite Squadron 132 Civil Air Patrol


Sept 8: New Ulm, MN. New Ulm Municipal Airport (KULM) Lions Club 46th Annual Fly-In Breakfast 7a.m – 12 p.m. All you can eat Pancakes, Sausages, Apple sauce, Coffee, milk, juice. Adults $8.00 in advance, $9:00 at the door. Children 4-12 $3.00, 3 & under free. PIC eat free. ContactBob Schirlinger 612-501-2719.

Dec 7: St. Cloud, MN. Tree of Hope, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. KSTC, Hangar H2, by St. Cloud Aviation. holidaytreeofhope.org


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