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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.

Feb. 17: St. Cloud, MN. EAA Chapter 551 member program. SCSU Aero Club Hangar 6:00 PM, food for a nominal donation of $5.00, all are welcome and social hour. Program at 6:30 PM.

Feb 23: Warroad Minnesota, Warroad airport (RRT). Warroad Lions 42nd Annual Ski Plane Fly-In Breakfast. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon). Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, Wheel Planes at the Warroad Airport (KRRT). Shuttle service available. For more information, please contact Dave Paulson 218-386-1818, 218-242-3990 or email

Feb. 29: Iceport 2020. Isle MN, Mac’s Twin Bay (Lake Mille Lacs) 10:00am - 3:00pm. Pilots please monitor 122.9. Plowed ice-way. Skis and wheels welcome: look for orange safety cones depicting landing zone. No fee but donation encouraged. Drawings at 1:00pm. More information @ Contact: Mark Priglmeier (320) 200-8050 or

March 14: Carlton CountyAirport (COQ), Cloquet, MN. Fly in/ Drive in, rain/snow or shine 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Food will be served. For more information: (218-348-0608) call or text.

March 23: Blaine, MN. EAA Chapter 237, 8815 Airport Road NE, Blaine, MN. "One Airplane, Two Neighbors and 35 National Parks." CFI Jonelle Petersen who has taught in Alaska, Minnesota and Florida, tells her story of adventures, aeronautical learnings and friendship shared with neighbor Dick as they spent a summer flying together. Starts at 8 p.m. FREE. FAA Wings Credit Available.

June 14:Rush City Mn. Rush City Municipal Airport. Rush City Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake breakfast and Airshow/Carshow. Sunday 8 a.m - 3 p.m. PIC eat FREE. Contact Ray Pittman: Or Sue Hochstatter:

July 3-5: Starbuck, MN. Starbuck Municipal Airport. Pope 

County Flyers Annual Fly-In/Drive-In/Camp-In Pancake Breakfast, Sat. 7a.m. to noon. Camp-In under your wings July 3-5. Starbuck activities. Craft show, food vendors, street dance, 5K, parade, church service. Contact Mary Jo Brown at: (320) 760-7749 or Don Lilienthal at: (320) 760-3033.

July 11-12: Mille Lacs, MN, Isle Airport (MY72) on the SE shore of beautiful Mille Lacs Lake, Saturday evening bonfire and campout. Sunday morning flight breakfast. 7a.m. – 12p.m. Everyone welcome. PIC’s free. CTAF 122.9 Contact: Dave Retka (651) 263-8614, or

July 18-19: Eden Prairie, MN. Flying Cloud Airport  Wings of the North AirExpo 2020 Pancake breakfast 8 a.m to 11a.m. Expo hours: Saturday 9 a.m. to 5p.m. Sunday 9a.m. to 4p.m. Confirmed aircraft Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour B-24, B-25, P-51, P-40,  Erickson Aviation ME-109, FW-190, Dakota Territory Spitfire and Hurricane. P-51,  F4U Corsair , TBM Avenger, Bush Stearman from WOTN. Contact:


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