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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

April 15, 2016

Aviation Art Contest deadline for all submissions

For more information call our main office at 406-444-2506.

May 13, 2016

Deadline for 2016 Montana Airport Management Association (MAMA) Internship Assistance Program Applications

For further information contact Jeff Kadlec at 406-646-7631 or email .

May 21, 2016

Southwest Montana MPA Hangar invites you to test your short field takeoff and landing skills at Twin Bridges (K7S1)

Twin Bridges Airport
Twin Bridges, MT

  • This event is geared toward pilots but everyone is welcome! Signup starts at 10:00 am and flying starts at 10:30 am.

For further information, contact Ryan Flaming at .

May 21-22, 2016

6th Annual Idaho Aviation Expo, Aeromark Hangar

Aeromark Hangar
Idaho Falls, Idaho

  • Aircraft manufacturers, maintenance and parts suppliers, avionics, clubs and associations, workshops, and guest speakers.

For more information contact Tom Hoff at 208-524-1202 or visit www.aeromark.com.

June 11-12, 2016

12th Annual Lewistown Airport Fly-In

Lewistown Airport
Lewistown, MT

  • 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MPA Sourdough pancake feed, Young Eagles (flights for kids) and displays of Antique, Warbird, Experimental and Sport Airplanes. Held in conjunction with Central Montana Flywheelers Exhibition.

For further information, contact Jerry Moline at 406-350-3264.

June 28-29, 2016

Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy

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

July 2, 2016

Wings & Wheels, Freedom to Dream – Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

Ravalli County Airport
Hamilton, MT

  • Fly-In Pancake Breakfast: 7:00 am till 10:00 am
  • Stay for the Classic Car Show or attend the many events happening all day for the entire family! Come early for the Friday evening 50's Sock Hop hosted by the Bitter Rodder's Car Club and then campout overnight in the available camping area!

For more information call Choice Aviation at 406-363-6471 or 406-240-9710 and ask for Shirley.

July 4, 2016

Townsend Airport
Townsend, MT

  • An annual, deluxe fly-in breakfast and Young Eagles Rally for all GA, experimental, classic, vintage, light sport aircraft sponsored by EAA Chapter 344. Come join us at Townsend Airport (8U8) from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for breakfast and Young Eagles flights. All proceeds support EAA programs, including scholarships for AVMT students.

For further information contact Neil Salmi at 406-980-0544 and for Young Eagles flight information call Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459.

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 pm – 3:00 pm, 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 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.