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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

January 18-19, 2017

Aeronautics Board Meeting

For further information, email or call him at 406-444-9547.

January 23-24, 2017

Association of Montana Aerial Applicators (AMAA)

  • Association of Montana Aerial Applicators (AMAA) will convene for their annual convention at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls. Following the Monday evening banquet, nationally known radio personality, Trent Loos, host of Rural Route Radio will be the keynote speaker.

For further information email or call her at 406-781-2017.

February 10-11, 2017

Flight Instructor Refresher Course

Helena, MT

  • The MDT Aeronautics Division will be conducting its 16-hour FAA-approved Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) on Friday and Saturday, February 10th and 11th , 2017, at the Wingate Hotel in Helena. Classes will run from noon on Friday until 9 pm, and from 8 am until 5 pm on Saturday. The cost of registration for the FIRC is $160 for Montana registered pilots and $175 for non-registered pilots. A block of rooms has been arranged at the Wingate at the rate of $95 per night plus tax. Call the Wingate directly at 406-449-3000 and ask for the MDT FIRC rate.
  • 2017 FIRC Registration Form

For more information, please contact Harold Dramstad, Safety and Education Bureau Chief, at 406-444-9568 or for further information.

March 1, 2017

Aircraft Registration Renewal Deadline

March 2-4, 2017

Montana Aviation Conference

Billings, MT

  • The 33rd Annual Montana Aviation Conference will be held in Billings, Montana March 2 -4, 2017 at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center located at 1223 Mullowney Lane. Rooms have been blocked at a conference rate of $91.00 plus tax. Reserve your room by calling 406-248-7151 and reference rooming block Montana Aviation Conference. Reserve your room prior to February 15, 2017 to receive the reduced rate.
  • Sponsor / Exhibitor Registration Form
  • Conference Registration Form

March 3-4, 2017

MDT Aeronautics IA Refresher Course

Billings Hotel and Convention Center
Billings, MT

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

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 Art Contest

  • Deadline for all submissions.

For more information visit our website or 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.