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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

May 1, 2019

Powder River Council (PRC) Meeting

  • Held at the Bismarck Aero Center, Bismarck, N.D. at 9:00 a.m. to discuss issues related to Powder River Training Complex operations. Lunch and refreshments will be provided by the North Dakota Aviation Council. A call-in option will be available.

For more information call 406-444-2506 or .

May 25, 2019

Spotted Bear Work Session

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

June 1, 2019

MSU Flying Bobcats Annual Reunion

  • Starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Pilots Pavilion at the Bozeman airport.

Contact Rich Owen , 406-737-4375 or 406-868-1763.

June 8, 2019

Annual Montana Pilots Association Fly-In

  • Come out for a world-famous pancake breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Lewistown Municipal Airport (KLWT). There will be young eagle rides and many Super Cubs, back country, and other aircraft on display.

For information contact Donald Hartrich .

June 8, 2019

AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

  • Blue Goose Aviation is hosting a Rusty Pilots Seminar at the Polson Airport from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Following the seminar take time to meet instructors, look at aircraft for rent, and enjoy a free burger.
  • You may sign up at Rusty Pilots. This is free to all AOPA members, there is a charge for nonmembers.

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

June 13, 2019

Del Bonita/Flying Farmers of America Work Session

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

June 15, 2019

3rd Annual Wings & Wheels Car Show & Fly-In

  • Presented by Sanders County Pilot Association at Plains Airport (S34) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. FREE fun for the whole family includes antique and modern airplanes, Remote Control (RC) plane exhibit, vintage cars & trucks, pilot games, kids games with prizes and aviation displays. Pancake and ham breakfast for $5 per person.

For more information contact 406-529-4059.

June 15, 2019

EAA's Helena Chapter 344 Annual Morrison Park "Burger Burn"

  • All aviation aficionados, including members of EAA, MPA and the general public are invited to participate in this spring warm-up to the 2018 flying season from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Partake of a free hamburger or hot dog, and soft drink while enjoying the friendly camaraderie of like-minded individuals.
  • Morrison Park is located just east of the Helena College airport campus off Airport Road. Those who fly in may park in the southwest corner of the general aviation ramp, in the vicinity of ExecAir's hangars.

For more information contact Woody Hopler or 406-433-3122.

June 22, 2019

Meadow Creek Work Session

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

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 25-26, 2019

Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy

  • Program geared toward high school students interested in aviation.
  • Registration Form

For more information call 406-444-2506 or .

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 20, 2019

Schafer Meadows Work Session

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

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

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.

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.