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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

June 25-26, 2019

Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy

  • The 2019 Aviation Career Exploration Academy for high school students will be conducted in Helena on June 25 and 26, 2019. The two-day resident camp will immerse students in wide-ranging aspects of aeronautics that will include flights in general aviation airplanes, general aviation fly-in, tours of the Helena air traffic control tower, the aviation maintenance technician program at Helena College, an agriculture spraying operation, and Montana Medical Transport.
  • Other activities may include a visit to a static Boeing 727 flight deck, a tour of a state-of-the-art aerospace manufacturing facility, the Army Aviation Helicopter squadron and the Helena Regional Airport.
  • Cost of the academy is $120 and includes all meals and double occupancy lodging.
  • Registration Form
  • Flyer

For more information call 406-444-2506 or .

June 29, 2019

Fly-In Air Fair

  • Enjoy the second-best breakfast you can get at any airport from 7:00 a.m.— 11:00 a.m. at Havre Airport (KHVR). Then fly to Fort Peck for the remainder of the weekend.

For more information contact Willie Hurd or call 406-945-3646.

June 29, 2019

AOPA Rusty Pilot's Seminar

  • Red Lodge Flying Club is hosting a Rusty Pilot Seminar at the Red Lodge Senior Center, 207 S. Villard.

For more information contact Dick Nolan at 406-425-2269.

June 29-30, 2019

Nelson Airstrip MT 58 Fly-in BBQ/Camping

  • Enjoy live music Saturday, pancake breakfast Sunday morning. Shuttle from MT58 to Fort Peck lake. Bus and boat rides to Rock Creek Marina available.

For more information contact Russell Leader at 406-696-5169 or Russell Dahl at 406-263-7821.

July 4, 2019

Townsend Festival of Flight Fly-In

  • Chapter 344 of the Experimental Aircraft Association is sponsoring this fly-in at the Townsend, MT Airport (8U8). Families are invited to kick off their July 4th holiday by coming out and participating in this fun, fly/drive-in event featuring a deluxe breakfast buffet served from 8:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m and followed by free Young Eagles® airplane rides for kids from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Vintage as well as contemporary aircraft of many types from all over the state will be available for public viewing, including several "homebuilt" (meaning they were actually built by the individuals who own and fly them) airplanes.

For further information contact Chapter 344 President Albert Hathy , or event Chairman Neil Salmi at 406-980-0544.

July 13 -14, 2019

Seeley Lake Fly-In (23S)

  • Make it a weekend at Seeley Lake. Fly in Saturday afternoon and camp on the field.
  • Steak sandwiches and beer available from 5:00 p.m. with a food truck at the field or go into town at your discretion.
  • Hangar flying at Trolls Tavern.
  • Sunday morning pancake breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

For more information contact Scott Newpower at 406-670-3169.

July 20, 2019

Schafer Meadows Work Session

For more information contact Wade Cebulski or call 406-444-9581.

July 20, 2019

Jim Bridger Fly-In & Celebration Days

  • Breakfast 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Fly-In is held in conjunction with Jim Bridger days that will take place in the town of Bridger.

For more information, contact Merrill Pfeifer at 406-425-4218 or 406-662-3319.

July 20-21, 2019

Annual St. Ignatius (52S) BBQ & Huckleberry Pancake Fly–In Breakfast

  • BBQ on Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Breakfast on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
  • This free event is sponsored by the EAA Chapter 1122.

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

July 27, 2019

Meadow Creek Work Session

For more information contact Wade Cebulski or call 406-444-9581.

July 27, 2019

S69 Lincoln Airport Community Open House and Fly-in BBQ Potluck

  • Airport Community Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with Fly-In BBQ Potluck from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring your favorite dish to share and enjoy the aircraft and emergency vehicles on display and other attractions nearby such as the Blackfoot Pathways Sculpture in the Wild and the USFS Grizzly Bear Exhibit. A pilot campground and bicycles are available for Fly-in participants

For more information contact Jerry Cain or 406-461-5631.

August 1, 2019

Young Eagles® Rally at Three Forks Airport (9S5)

  • Sponsored by Helena EAA Chapter 344 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • The EAA Young Eagles® program strives to motivate youngsters aged 8 thru 17 to consider 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 more information, contact Lance Seaman 406-442-8459.

August 2-3, 2019

Three Forks Fly-In

  • The Montana Antique Aircraft Association is hosting this FREE 42nd annual two day event. Fly or drive in and enjoy flying events, great food, free camping and the camaraderie of friends old and new.

For more information, contact , 406-539-1880.

August 11, 2019

Hysham Lions Club Fly-In and Drive-In Breakfast (6U7)

  • Celebrate Treasure County’s 100th year anniversary and enjoy breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

For more information contact Bob Miller at 406-342-5252.

September 7, 2019

Annual EAA Chapter 1122 Fly-In Breakfast

  • This year's event at Polson Airport is themed "Thanking Our Veterans." Warbirds will be on display to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-day.

For more information contact Joe Kuberka at 719-393-5550.

September 7, 2019

Rocky Mountain College Fly-In

  • Hosted by Rocky Mountain College Flight Team at Columbus Airport (6S3). Breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. All pilots are invited to compete in the Power-Off 180 spot landing and Flour Bombing competitions.

For more information contact Coach Sam at 406-861-1170.