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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

March 1, 2017

Aircraft Registration Renewal Deadline

March 2-4, 2017

Montana Aviation Conference

Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center
Billings, MT

March 3-4, 2017

MDT Aeronautics IA Refresher Course

Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center
Billings, MT

  • For further information, email or call him at 406-444-9568.

March 4, 2017

Rusty Pilots Seminar

Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center
Billings, MT

March 6-12, 2017

Women of Aviation Worldwide Week

  • Fly It Forward flights for girls of any age, in celebration of the first pilot certificate issued to a woman, French pilot Raymode de Loroche, March 8th, 1910.

For details, visit the Fly It Forward website.

April 15, 2017

Aviation Awareness Art Contest

  • Students from across Montana are invited to participate in the 2017 MDT Aeronautics Division Aviation Awareness Art Contest. The first-place winners in each grade category, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12, will be flown to Helena, with their parents, on May 5th for the awards ceremony at the State Capitol with Transportation Director, Mike Tooley, followed by a tour of the historic capitol building and lunch on Helena’s Last Chance Gulch. The winning artwork will be matted and framed.
  • The contest is open to all students in grades K-12 in public, private, and home schools. The aviation-themed original artwork should be labeled with the student’s name, grade, school, and teacher’s name and phone contact. Entries must be post marked by April 15th, and may be mailed to Art Contest, Aeronautics Division, P.O. Box 200507, Helena, MT 59620-0507.
  • Deadline for all submissions is April 15, 2017.
  • Awards Ceremony to be held on May 5, 2017.

For more information call our main office at 406-444-2506.

June 19-20

Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy

  • Program geared toward high school students interested in aviation.

For further information, email or call him at 406-444-9568.

July 23, 2017

Annual St. Ignatius (52S) Huckleberry Pancake fly-in breakfast

St. Ignatius, MT

  • The Huckleberry Pancake fly-in breakfast is from 8 a.m. until noon. This free event is sponsored the EAA Chapter 1122.

For more information contact Michael Kuefler, 406-544-2274.