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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

September 23, 2017

Poker Run

  • Rules:
    1. 1. Fly Safe.
    2. 2. Register pilots name and N-number. $10 per participant entrance fee.
    3. 3. Pilots/participants must fly to at least 1 airport: Bozeman (BZN), Three Forks (9S5), Townsend (8U8), Helena (HLN). Fly to any airport, no particular order.
    4. 4. Do NOT open envelopes! Envelopes opened by judges. Envelopes opened early will pick new envelopes at BZN.
    5. 5. Out of town participants can fly to airports and land at BZN last, then register prior to prize selection.
    6. 6. Poker hand filled in at BZN airport if not enough cards are not obtained. Maximum five cards. $5.00 for each additional card decided prior to opening any envelopes.
    7. 7. Best hand gets pick of prizes, 2nd best hand gets 2nd choice, etc.

Contact Robert Shropshire at 406-580-7773 for more information.

September 30, 2017

Airplane Wash

  • From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fly-In or Taxi-In airplane wash at Edwards Jet Center Ramp, Billings Airport. Single engine - $25, Multi-Engine - $50, or donation of your choice.
  • Lunch available for $7.00. Buy raffle tickets for 50 gallons of fuel provided by Edwards Jet Center (1 ticket for $5 or 5 for $20). Fundraiser for Big Sky Chapter of The Ninety-Nines Scholarship Fund.

RSVP 406-208-4569. Contact Andi Robinson at 406-366-0692 for more information.

January 10-11, 2018

Inland Search Planners Clinic

  • Will be conducted at the Wingate Hotel, Helena, MT from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information call 406-444-2506.

February 9-10, 2018

Flight Instructor Renewal Course (FIRC)

  • This course meets the FAA’s renewal requirements certified flight instructors (CFI & Chief CFI).

For more information call 406-444-2506.

March 1-3, 2018

34th Annual Montana Aviation Conference

  • Missoula, MT - Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown located at 200 South Pattee
  • Rooms have been blocked at prevailing government rate plus tax. Reserve your room by calling 406-721-8550 and reference rooming block Montana Aviation Conference 2018.

For more information, contact Effie Benoit at 406-444-9580 or .