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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

August 4, 2016

Young Eagles Rally

Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, MT

  • Helena EAA Chapter 344 will be hosting a Young Eagles Rally at Three Forks airport (9S5) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The EAA Young Eagles program is intended to motivate youngsters aged 8 thru 17 toward a career in aviation by providing positive experiences in the form of free airplane rides. Kids must have the permission of a parent or guardian to fly.

For further information, please call Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459.

August 4-7, 2016

39th Annual Three Forks Fly-In

Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, MT

  • Montana Antique Aircraft Association presents the 39th Annual Three Forks Fly-In at Pogreba Field (9S5). Events include: a featured 1928 Boeing-40-C airplane, drone display/demonstration with audience participation, flour bombing and spot landing contest, aircraft on display, gun raffle, airplane awards, food and camping with showers on site. There will also be Young Eagle Flights on Thursday from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (kids 8 - 17 years old are free).

Please call Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459 to sign up for Young Eagle Flights. For all other questions about the event, please call Pat Green 406-285-6949.

August 13, 2016

Southwest Montana MPA Hangar - Test your Short Field Takeoff and Landing Skills

Twin Bridges (K7S1) Airport
Twin Bridges, MT

  • Southwest Montana MPA Hangar invites you to test your short field takeoff and landing skills at Twin Bridges (K7S1). This event is geared toward pilots but everyone is welcome! Signup starts at 9:00 AM and flying starts at 9:30 AM.

For more information contact Ryan Flaming at .

August 13, 2016

Cabin Creek Landing Fly-In

Marion, MT

  • Will start at 8:00 AM-11:00 AM. This year the festivities will be held at the Todd's Hanger, adjacent to the gas pump. A hot breakfast casserole will be served with muffins and coffee/juice. If you are flying in, just pull up near the gas pump and use the tie down area for parking. If you are driving, follow Highway 2 west from Kalispell until the 98 milepost, turn right onto Bitterroot Drive, go 4-tenths of a mile and turn in at the entrance gate that says “Cabin Creek Landing Bed and Breakfast.”

For questions call Margaret or Jerry Colmer at 480-650-8106.

August 14, 2016

9th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly In-Drive In at the Hysham Airport (6U7)

Hysham Airport
Hysham, MT

  • The 9th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly In-Drive In at the Hysham Airport (6U7). It will be $5 at the door and all proceeds will go toward the Hysham Lions Club.

For more information call Bob Miller, airport manager, at 406-342-5252.

August 19-21, 2016

The 14th Annual Montana Fun Weekend will be held at the Cut Bank International Airport

Cut Bank International Airport
Cut Bank, MT

  • Events include a fly-in breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings, burn-out contest, Lawn Chair Drive Inn Movie Friday night and an aircraft and car show all day Saturday. Food vendors on Saturday and prizes awarded to best airplanes, cars and motorcycles.

For more information call Roy at 406-450-1078 or check for updates at

September 9-11, 2016

Search Pilot Clinic

Helena, MT

  • Learn the skills necessary to be an effective volunteer search pilot and observer and serve the Montana aviation community in the air search and rescue system. The selected 24 pilots will each receive 3 hours of dual instruction flying practice search patterns in Cessna 182’s over mountainous terrain. Ground school and field exercises will cover wilderness air crash survival, signaling, shelter, fire craft, mountain flying weather, search patterns, observer training and more. Cost is $140 for pilots, $70 for non-pilots.
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For further information contact Harold Dramstad at 406-444-9568 or .

September 10, 2016

General Aviation Barbeque in Missoula, MT

Missoula Airport
Missoula, MT

  • The General Aviation Barbeque in Missoula, MT – Located at the "Runway 25" condominium hangars just northeast of Northstar/Neptune Aviation. Beginning at 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. come view fine GA aircrafts (experimental/factory built), skydivers, a display by the Museum of Mountain Flying, and the Missoula Rods and Customs Car Club will be displaying their finest restored cars. The airport's Director and Deputy conspire to create the best burgers and brats served at no charge to attendees!

For more information email or call 406-370-6584.

September 10, 2016

Columbus Fly-In Breakfast

Columbus, MT

  • Will begin at 8:00 AM and will go into the afternoon. Bring the kids to watch pilot games like flour bombing and more!

For further information, contact Hardin Graham at 406-780-0034.

September 10, 2016

EAA Chapter 1122 Fly-In Breakfast

Polson, MT

  • Will begin at 8:00 AM and will go until 11:00 AM.

For further information, contact Joe Kuberka at 719-393-5550.

September 10, 2016

EAA Chapter 344 Young Eagles Rally & Pancake Breakfast

Montana Aeronautics
Helena, MT

  • Will be held at Montana Aeronautics, 2630 Airport Road in Helena. Children ages 8 to 17 may register for free airplane rides by volunteer EAA pilots and families are welcome to enjoy a free pancake breakfast. Flights will begin at 9:00 AM and go until 11:00 AM. Young Eagles must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

EAA pilots who wish to volunteer to fly Young Eagles may contact Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459.