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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

July 9, 2016

Del Bonita Hands-Across-the-Border Work Session

  • Del Bonita Hands-Across-the-Border work session will begin at 10:30 AM.

For further information email or call 406-444-9581.

July 16, 2016

Schaffer Meadows work session

  • Schaffer Meadows work session will begin at 9:00 A.M.

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

July 16, 2016

Ennis Air Fair

Big Sky Airport
Ennis, MT

  • This will be a fun, family friendly event filled with static aircraft, cars, and inflatables for the kids. The event kicks off at 8:00 A.M. and will wrap up at 1:00 P.M. There will be breakfast, an Iron Pilot Competition, an Airshow by John Bagley in his P-51 (Ole Yeller), and free aircraft rides for kids! A free lunch will be provided by Choice Aviation.

For more information email or call 406-682-7502.

July 16, 2016

Jim Bridger fly-in and Celebration Days

Bridger, MT

  • Jim Bridger fly-in and celebration days. Breakfast will be 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and the fly-in is held in conjunction with Jim Bridger days that will be going on in the town of Bridger.

For more information call Merrill Pfeifer at 406-662-3319.

July 22-23, 2016

The CanAm Aerobatics competition will be held at the Cut Bank International Airport

Cut Bank International Airport
Cut Bank, MT

  • Planes and pilots from the Northwestern U.S. and Canada will be competing in this sanctioned event. Everyone is welcome to attend. Bring your lawn chair and binoculars.

Contact Dave Ries at 406-229-0376 for more information, or watch for updates on www.cutbankairport.org.

July 23, 2016

The RAF/MPA/Vigilante Hangar BBQ will be held at Jerry Cain’s hangar, Lincoln (S69)

Lincoln Airport
Lincoln, MT

  • The BBQ will go from 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., but attendees are welcome to arrive anytime. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, ice cream and more! Attendees may bring food to share or cook on the BBQ. Tie down area and campgrounds with tables, fire rings, and outhouse are available!

In order to plan accordingly, please RSVP to Jerry at 406-362-4743.

July 24, 2016

EAA sponsors a Fly-in at St. Ignatius Airport

St. Ignatius Airport
St. Ignatius, MT

  • EAA will be sponsoring a Fly-in at St. Ignatius Airport with a free huckleberry pancake breakfast from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

For more information call Mike Kuefler at 406-544-2274.

August 4, 2016

Young Eagles Rally

Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, MT

  • Helena EAA Chapter 344 will be hosting a Young Eagles Rally at Three Forks airport (9S5) 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The EAA Young Eagles program is intended to motivate youngsters aged 8 thru 17 toward 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 further information, please call Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459.

August 4-7, 2016

39th Annual Three Forks Fly-In

Three Forks Airport
Three Forks, MT

  • Montana Antique Aircraft Association presents the 39th Annual Three Forks Fly-In at Pogreba Field (9S5). Events include: a featured 1928 Boeing-40-C airplane, drone display/demonstration with audience participation, flour bombing and spot landing contest, aircraft on display, gun raffle, airplane awards, food and camping with showers on site. There will also be Young Eagle Flights on Thursday from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (kids 8 - 17 years old are free).

Please call Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459 to sign up for Young Eagle Flights. For all other questions about the event, please call Pat Green 406-285-6949.

August 14, 2016

9th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly In-Drive In at the Hysham Airport (6U7)

Hysham Airport
Hysham, MT

  • The 9th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fly In-Drive In at the Hysham Airport (6U7). It will be $5 at the door and all proceeds will go toward the Hysham Lions Club.

For more information call Bob Miller, airport manager, at 406-342-5252.

August 19-21, 2016

The 14th Annual Montana Fun Weekend will be held at the Cut Bank International Airport

Cut Bank International Airport
Cut Bank, MT

  • Events include a fly-in breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings, burn-out contest, Lawn Chair Drive Inn Movie Friday night and an aircraft and car show all day Saturday. Food vendors on Saturday and prizes awarded to best airplanes, cars and motorcycles.

For more information call Roy at 406-450-1078 or check for updates at www.cutbankairport.org.

September 9-11, 2016

Search Pilot Clinic

Helena, MT

For further information contact Harold Dramstad at 406-444-9568 or .

September 10, 2016

General Aviation Barbeque in Missoula, MT

Missoula Airport
Missoula, MT

  • The General Aviation Barbeque in Missoula, MT – Located at the "Runway 25" condominium hangars just northeast of Northstar/Neptune Aviation. Beginning at 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. come view fine GA aircrafts (experimental/factory built), skydivers, a display by the Museum of Mountain Flying, and the Missoula Rods and Customs Car Club will be displaying their finest restored cars. The airport's Director and Deputy conspire to create the best burgers and brats served at no charge to attendees!

For more information email or call 406-370-6584.

September 10, 2016

Columbus Fly-In Breakfast

Columbus, MT

  • Will begin at 8:00 AM and will go into the afternoon. Bring the kids to watch pilot games like flour bombing and more!

For further information, contact Hardin Graham at 406-780-0034.