Local Events

Compiled by Chapter 54 member Paul Hove
The event dates and locations listed here come from a variety of sources. There may be changes, cancellations or editing mistakes. Please call ahead to verify that the event is taking place as scheduled.


June
June 1 2019, 7:30 to 12:00, Superior WI EAA 272 Pancakes and Young Eagles Event, , Bong Memorial Airport,(KSUW), Bring your family or bring your buds! We start serving blueberry pancakes at 7:30 until gone. Young Eagle flights start at 9:30 and typically end around noon., Thomas Betts, 218 590-0507, tbetts1023@gmail.com

June 8 2019, 9:00 to 11:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally - Chapter 54, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Boys and girls age 8 through 17 can take an introductory flight for free. Find out what it's like to fly! EAA Chapter 54 hosts Young Eagle flights on the 2nd Saturday of the month from May to October at the Lake Elmo airport., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

June 9 2019, 11:00 to 14:00, Rush City Regional Airport Fly-In, , Rush City Municipal Airport,( KRO), Afternoon food available, lots of warbirds, classic cars, lots to see!, Susan Hochstatter, 320-358-4743, shochstatter@ci.rush-city.mn.u

June 9 2019, 8:00 to 13:00, Montevideo MN EAA Chapter 688 Pancake Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In , , Chippewa County Montevideo Airport ,(KMVE), PIC eat free, Adults $7, Kids 12 and under $3, National Guard on hand with their climbing rock wall, Cotton candy-free for kids. Free Young Eagles rides for ages 8-17. Ping pong ball drop for ages 0-10.,  Mark, 320-269-4829,

June 9 2019, 7:00 to 11:00, Spencer IA Flight Pancake/Sausange Breakfast, www.leaspw.com, Spencer Munidipal Airport,(KSPW), PIC & SIC East FREE. EAA Chapter 999 Young Eagles Rides, Gayle Brandt , 712-262-1000 , spencerairport@smunet.net

June 9 2019, 15:00 to 13:00, Montevideo MN EAA Chapter 688 Pancake Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In , www.dot.state.mn.us/aero/events/documents/EAA688fl, Chippewa County Montevideo Airport,( KMV), PIC eat free, Adults $7, Kids 12 and under $3, National Guard on hand with their climbing rock wall, Cotton candy-free for kids. All are welcome!, Mark , 320-269-4829,

June 9 2019, 7:00 to 12:00, Princeton MN Fly IN Car Show, , Princeton Municipal Airport,( KPN), Full menu breakfast by the lions., Scott Liestman , 763-389-8812,

June 15 2019, to , Mankato Minnesota Air Specacular , www.mnairspectacular.com, Mankato Regional Airport,(KMKT), The Minnesota Air Spectacular is flying back to Mankato on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 2019! The world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds return as headliner of the Minnesota Air Spectacular, to be held at the Mankato Regional Airport, 3030 North Airport Road. General Admission Tickets - $25; Premium Runway Seating - $50; Commander Chalet - $125. Airboss George Cline; narrator Ric Peterson; Lucas Airshows - Michael Wiskus; Kent Pietsch Airshows; Shockwave - Neal Darnell; John Klatt Airshows - Screamin' Sasquatch Jet Waco; Julie Clark., Fred Lutz, 507-381-0300., flutz@netscape.com

June 15 2019, 7:30 to 11:00, Moose Lake MN Lake Air Flying Club Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, , Moose Lake Airport,(KMZH), PICs eat free! , Larry Peterson, 218-485-4441,

June 15 2019, 9:00 to 16:00, White Bear Lake MN Benson Airport Open House, , Benson Airport ,(6MN9), We will be opening the Hangar to the public and be providing hamburgers and lots of hangar flying, Daniel Hammons, 651-399-6313, danghammons@gmail.com

June 16 2019, 7:00 to 12:00, Dodge Center MN EAA Chapter 100 Annual Fathers Day Flight Breakfast. , , Dodge Center Airport,(KTOB), "Sturdiwheat" pancakes, Scrambled eggs, ham, coffee, milk & orange juice. All you can eat. $7 for adults. $5 for kids. PICs eat free, Tom , 507 282-9682, Secretary@eaa100.org

June 20 2019, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In, , Range Regional Airport,(KHIB), Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall., , ,

June 23 2019, 7:00 to 12:00, Wells MN Wings and Wheels- Fly-In Breakfast and Classic Car Show, , Wells Municipal Airport,( 68Y), Breakfast includes Pancakes, French Toast, Ham, Eggs to Order, Coffee, Milk and Juice. PIC eats free! Free Admission to Car Show, sponsored by Harry’s Hawks Club, and Torque Addicts Car Club.Aviation Fuel Available., Wells Aviation , 507-553-3100,

June 29 2019, 7:00 to 12:30, Wadena MN Wings and Wheels over Wadena Pancake Breakfast Fly-In/Drive-In, , Wadena Airport,(KADC), PIC eats free. Airplane rides, vintage aircraft,static displays, bounce houses, RC airplane demonstrations, children’s raffle. $1000.00 Grand prize raffle, guns,tools, home goods and more!!!! Tickets on sale day of event. , Dano Ostrander , , danoostrander21@outlook.com.

June 30 2019, 8:00 to 14:00, Aitkin MN EAA Chapter 965 Wild Rice Pancake Fly-In, , Aitkin Muncipal Airport,( KAI), Flyin Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast. Featured will be all kinds of flying fun. Cool airplanes, helicopters, simulators, AOPA representative, DNR/Forestry Aircraft & Equipment Display, Young Eagles Flights (free for kids), Bi-Plane Rides, Fly-Overs and more! Put it on your calendar, enjoy the food and join in the fun!, Peter Dunn, 218-839-6488, pdadventurenorth@gmail.com

June 30 2019, 8:00 to 13:00, St. Cloud MN Granite City Days Annual Breakfast Fly-In, , St. Cloud Regional Airport ,(KSTC), The St. Cloud Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol welcome all for a pancake and sausage breakfast in Hangar 2 at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. Breakfast is free for fly-in pilots, $7.50 for other adults and $4.50 for children 5-12. During this time, the public is welcome to walk around on the airport tarmac and see a variety of aircraft and airport equipment on display. The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka "Pantowners" host a classic, collector car show as well., Brooke Ziwicki , , ziwicki4@gmail.com.

July
July 7 2019, 7:00 to 13:00, Austin MN Morning Lions Club Breakfast Fly-In, , Austin Municipal Airport ,(KAUM), Breakfast Pancakes, SPAM, sausage, milk, coffee, and juice $6.00 per person age six and over, Pilots in Charge – Free., Taggert Medgaarden, 507-440-6596,

July 13 2019, 9:00 to 11:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally - Chapter 54, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Boys and girls age 8 through 17 can take an introductory flight for free. Find out what it's like to fly! EAA Chapter 54 hosts Young Eagle flights on the 2nd Saturday of the month from May to October at the Lake Elmo airport., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

July 19 2019, to , Janesville WI Warbird Weekend 2019, www.jvl19.splashthat.com/, Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport,( KJV), AC-47 Spooky Gunship, A-1 Skyraider, C-45 Expeditor, P-51 Mustang, T-6 Texan, PT-13 Stearman, and much more! Fly-over from 100 Beechcraft Bonanzas. Bessie's Diner, Famous Dave's BBQ, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, and Veebo's Pizza. 2nd Annual 1940's Swing Wings hangar dance Saturday night July 20th. Fly-in aircraft receive free admission to warbird event when purchasing 20 gallons of 100LL or Jet-A at JVL Jet Center. , Pete Buffington, 913-850-1522, avitengineer@yahoo.com

July 22 2019, to , Oshgosh WI EAA AirVenture, www.eaa.org/en/airventure, Wittman Regional Airport,(KOSH), Experience 50th Annual largest gathering of aviation enthusiasts. From unique, historic aircraft to world-class daily air shows, you don’t want to miss the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration., , ,

July 25 2019, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In, , Range Regional Airport,(KHIB), Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall., , ,

August
August 3 2019, to , Boone IA Fly Iowa Boone 2019 is Iowa's Air Fair , , Boone Municipal Airport,(NBNW), The main date of the event is Saturday August 3 with Sunday being a weather date if the air show is postponed. Event includes a fly-in, static displays and exhibits, air safety seminar, youth activities, and an air show. Admission is FREE. , , , chuckdsmcc@aol.com

August 10 2019, 9:00 to 11:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally - Chapter 54, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Boys and girls age 8 through 17 can take an introductory flight for free. Find out what it's like to fly! EAA Chapter 54 hosts Young Eagle flights on the 2nd Saturday of the month from May to October at the Lake Elmo airport., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

August 11 2019, to , Lino Lakes MN Annual Pig Roast , www.mnseaplanes.com, Surfside Seaplane Base,(8Y4), Annual Pig Roast at the Surfside Seaplane Base, , ,

August 15 2019, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In, , Range Regional Airport,(KHIB), Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall., , ,

August 31 2019, 10:00 to 14:00, Glencoe MN Sweet Corn & Bratwurst Fly-In , www.eaaul92.weebly.com, Glencoe Municipal Airport,(KGYL), Sweet Corn & Bratwurst Fly-In 10am-2pm. , Stuart Selchow, 320-583-8367, stuart.selchow@gmail.com

August 31 2019, 7:30 to 11:30, Shell Lake WI Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In, , Shell LakeAirport ,(KSSQ), Sponsored by Lake Pointe Aero Club, Pancakes,sausage, beverage, Pilots $8, children 5 and under free, Held during Shell Lake Town and Country days celebration. Lots of activities going on in nearby Shell Lake., Gerry Winch, 715-296-3638,

September
September 7 2019, to , Osceola WI Wings and Wheels, , Osceola Municipal Airport,(KOEO), , , ,

September 7 2019, 7:30 to 12:00, Superior WI EAA 272 Pancakes and Young Eagles Event, , Bong Memorial Airport,(KSUW), Bring your family or bring your buds! We start serving blueberry pancakes at 7:30 until gone. Young Eagle flights start at 9:30 and typically end around noon., Thomas Betts, 218 590-0507, tbetts1023@gmail.com

September 14 2019, 9:00 to 11:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally - Chapter 54, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Boys and girls age 8 through 17 can take an introductory flight for free. Find out what it's like to fly! EAA Chapter 54 hosts Young Eagle flights on the 2nd Saturday of the month from May to October at the Lake Elmo airport., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

September 19 2019, 17:00 to 19:00, Hibbing MN Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In, , Range Regional Airport,(KHIB), Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall., , ,

September 28 2019, 8:00 to 12:00, Cable WI Union Airport Fall Fly-In, , Cable Union Airport ,(3CU), Mike Nichols, Mike Nichols, 715-798-3240, mikenichols@centurylink.net

October
October 12 2019, 9:00 to 11:00, Lake Elmo MN Young Eagles Rally - Chapter 54, www.eaa54.org, Lake Elmo Airport,(21D), Boys and girls age 8 through 17 can take an introductory flight for free. Find out what it's like to fly! EAA Chapter 54 hosts Young Eagle flights on the 2nd Saturday of the month from May to October at the Lake Elmo airport., Scott Hanson, 651-321-8020, youngeagles@eaa54.org

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