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By Tim Hennagir
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Tim Hennagir

Alexandria Chandler Field Fly-In and Open House, Saturday, June 5.

Please check with contacts to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send information to editor@mnflyer.com. We will publish when space is available.

June 4-6: LeSueur, MN: Marginal Aviation "First Ditch" Fly-in, LeSueur Municipal Airport (12Y). Antique airplanes, reduced price fuel, self-service credit card pump. Contact: Jennifer Hanson, (952) 217-1366; Linda Lovley, (612) 799-3881; Debra Wilbright, (507) 461-0992 or email marginalaviation@yahoo.com for more information.

June 5: Alexandria, MN: Chandler Field Airport (KAXN), Fly-In and Open House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., EAA Young Eagles Rides, displays and activities. Contact: Kreg Anderson, (320) 762-2111, kanderson@alexandriamn.city.

June 12: Grand Rapids, MN: EAA Chapter 412 Fly-In Breakfast 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport-Gordon Newstrom Field (KGPZ). Contact: Larry Daigle (218) 244-3056.

June 12: Superior, WI: EAA Chapter 272 Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles, Superior, WI (KSUW. Breakfast 7:30 to noon; Young Eagle rides 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact: Aaron Breitkreutz (320) 250-2163 or abreitkr@gmail.com. Also facebook.com/eaa272 or eaa272.com.

June 13: Fergus Falls, MN: Fly-In, Drive-In Lunch Fergus Falls Municipal Airport – Einar Mickelson Field, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Underwood Lions Pork Chops. Young Eagle Flights. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 1174. Contact: Call (218) 205-4345 for information or visit http://www.yeday.org.

June 13: Princeton, MN: Princeton Lions Club Airport Brunch, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Princeton Municipal Airport (PNM). All you can eat breakfast featuring special kielbasa. Fly-in pilots eat free. Freewill offering. Contact: Charlie Ossell, (612) 202-8677 or golfattwo@gmail.com.

June 13: Rush City, MN: Rush City Municipal Airport (ROS) Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Large selection of warbirds, Huey Helicopter, aviation items. Contact: Amy Mell (320) 358-4743 or Ray Pittman (612) 267-2209.

June 13: Montevideo, MN: Chippewa County Airport Montevideo (KMVE) EAA 688 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. PICs eat free. Young Eagle rides. Contact: Victor Plante (320) 367-2368. eaa688@gmail.com or Melissa Borgerson, melissaboergerson@yahoo.com.

June 13: Fergus Falls, MN: EAA Chapter 1174 Fly-In/Drive-In Lunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pork chop/hot dog meals. Young Eagle flights weather permitting. Pre-registration http://www.yeday.org suggested using QR code. Contact: Text or call (218) 205-4345 for more information.

June 19: Blaine, MN: Burger Bash Fly-In, Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE) Lynx FBO, 9877 N. Airport Road N.E. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food sales support EAA Young Eagles. Contact: Kevin Sislo (763) 486-6575 president@eaa237.org or Ellen Quist (763) 222-4952 quist.ellen.e@gmail.com.

June 20: Canby, MN: Canby Father's Day Free Airshow, Canby Municipal Airport – Myers Field (KCNB). Waffles 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and burger feed 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Airplane rides scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Airport will close at 1 p.m. for airshow. Contact: Airport Manager Matt Wagner (507) 828-0323 or matthewwagner@hotmail.com.

July 10-11: Isle, MN: Mille Lacs Lake, Isle Airport (MY72), Isle Airport Association

Saturday evening bonfire/campout. Sunday morning flight breakfast. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. PIC's free. CTAF 122.9 Contact: Dave Retka (651) 263-8614 or daveretka@gmail.com

July 17: Henning, MN: Henning Municipal Airport (05Y) Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon. Drawing for door prizes; PICs eat free. Contact: Bill Goepferd, (218) 583-2933 or bill.goepferd@fnbhenning.com.

July 25: Olivia, MN: Olivia Regional Airport (KOVL), Olivia Lions Fly-In Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. PICs eat free. pancakes, eggs, sausage. Contact Rich Haugen (320) 522-2115 or email richard.haugen@yahoo.com.

Aug. 7: Paynesville, MN: Paynesville Municipal Airport (PEX) Airshow. Gates and concessions will open 9 a.m. Airshow starts 1 p.m. PIC free lunch. Band, beer garden will open 6 p.m. Contact: Thomas.fread@gmail.com for underwing camping availability.

Aug. 8: Aitkin, MN: Aitkin Municipal Airport (KAIT) Annual Fly-In Wildrice Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon. EAA Young Eagles, flight schools, aviation booths, DNR Forestry Aircraft, air rides, fly-overs. Contact: Contact Jackie Brix at 612-600-1230 or AitkinFlyers@gmail.com.

Aug. 10: Superior, WI: EAA Chapter 272 Flying Hamburger Social. Food served 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: Aaron Breitkreutz (320) 250-2163 or abreitkr@gmail.com. Also facebook.com/eaa272 or eaa272.com.

Aug. 15: Mankato, MN: Minnesota Valley EAA Chapter 642 Pancake Breakfast at Mankato Municipal Airport. PICs eat free. Contact: Ken Davey (507) 317-3803 or Tony (507) 380-8377.

Aug. 20-21: Bemidji, MN: Wheels and Seaplane Fly-In Moberg Wheel and Seaplane Base (MN13/96MM) EAA Chapter 1397, Friday brat feed, bonfire, Saturday morning coffee, rolls, lunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: Gardell Emery, 218-760-0213, sledhead@paulbunyan.net.

Aug. 28: Grand Rapids, MN: EAA Chapter 412 Fly-In Breakfast 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport-Gordon Newstrom Field (KGPZ). Contact: Larry Daigle (218) 244-3056.

Sept. 4: Battle Lake, MN: 15th Annual Gathering of Airplanes-Tribute To Gerry Beck, Battle Lake Municipal Airport (00MN), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vintage and modern aircraft. Lunch available. Proceeds to benefit Battle Lake Area Community Fund. Contact: kathymdeal@yahoo.com.

Sept. 4: Glencoe, MN: Glencoe Flyers Annual Sweet Corn/Bratwurst Feed/Fly-In 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glencoe Municipal Airport (KGYL). Contact: Stuart Selchow, (320) 238-2376 or (320) 583-8367, email: stuart.selchow@gmail.com. For information: http://www.eaaul92.weebly.com.

Sept. 11: Superior, WI: EAA Chapter 272 Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles, Superior, WI (KSUW. Breakfast 7:30 to noon; Young Eagle rides 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact: Aaron Breitkreutz (320) 250-2163 or abreitkr@gmail.com. Also facebook.com/eaa272 or eaa272.com.

Oct. 30: Bloomington, MN: Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Induction Banquet DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South 7800 Normandale Boulevard. Contact Reservation Chairperson Carol Candsale (952) 906-2833 or carolcansdale@gmail.com. Send all refund requests to MAHOFBanquetReservations@gmail.com and include a mailing address.

 

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