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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

July 21, 2018

BBQ, Campout, Poker Run & Oshkosh Pitstop

  • Kalispell City Airport (S27)
  • 10:00 a.m. – TBD

For more information or to RSVP your interest: or phone 406-755-2376.

July 21, 2018

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 information contact Merrill Pfeifer 406-425-4218 or 406-662-3319.

July 21-22, 2018

Schaffer Meadows Work Session

  • Schaffer Meadows work session will begin at 9:00 a.m.

For further information contact , 406-444-9581.

July 22, 2018

Annual St. Ignatius (52S) Huckleberry Pancake Fly-in Breakfast

  • From 8 a.m. until noon. This free event is sponsored by the EAA Chapter 1122.

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

July 25, 2018

Air Methods Grand Opening

  • West Yellowstone Hangar, 721 Airport Rd from 11:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. Tour the new facility, enjoy a free lunch, prizes, Teddy Bear clinic, and enter a raffle for helicopter rides and a Go-Pro camera.

For more information contact , 406-646-7631.

July 28, 2018

Airport Open House and BBQ Potluck

  • Lincoln Airport (S69).

For more information contact Jerry Cain at 406-461-5631 for more information.

August 2, 2018

Young Eagles Rally at Three Forks Fly-In (9S5)

  • 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by Helena EAA Chapter 344, the EAA Young Eagles program strives to motivate youngsters 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 additional information contact Lance Seaman 406-442-8459.

August 3-4, 2018

41st Annual Three Forks Fly-In

  • Free Admission! Two days of "Planes, Trains, & Automobiles." Activities include: aircraft and antique car displays, ping pong ball drop for kids, followed by flour bombing and spot landing contests, interactive drone cage. Awards and prizes will be given in six categories of aircraft, oldest and youngest pilot, and farthest distance flown to the event. Young Eagles flights on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Dinner is available Friday and Saturday as well as concessions both days. Boy Scouts will serve breakfast beginning at 7:00 a.m. and lunch at 11:00 on Saturday. Campers and RV's are welcome. Transportation to and from motels will be provided.

For more information contact Bob Green at 406-285-6949 or Pat Green at 406-539-1880.

August 5-11, 2018

Lockheed P-2 (Tanker 05) Final Mission

  • Dawson Community Airport (GDV) in Glendive MT to host ceremony and fly-in commemorating Lockheed P-2 Neptune (Tanker 05’s) years of service and final resting place.

August 10-11, 2018

CanAm Aerobatic Competition

  • CanAm Aerobatic Competition hosted by Cut Bank International Airport. Everyone is invited whether you compete, or just want to check out the high-performance aircraft. Practice will be held on August 10, competition on August 11.

For more information contact , 406-229-0376.

August 12, 2018

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

  • From 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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

August 25, 2018

Bowman Field Anaconda (3U3) Second Annual Fly-In and Car Show

  • Starts at 10:00 AM, join us for food, games, prizes and flour sack drop. Awards for best of show aircraft, car and longest distance flown.

For more information contact Greg at 406-593-1702.

August 25, 2018

West Glacier Golf Fly-In

  • Kalispell City Airport (S27)

For more information or to RSVP your interest: or phone 406-755-2376.

September 8, 2018

Polson (8S1) EAA Chapter 1122 Fly-In Breakfast

  • From 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

For more information contact Joe Kuberka at 719-659-5052.

September 8, 2018

MPA North Central Hangar Fly-In Breakfast

  • Havre City County Airport (KHVR) from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All you can eat $8.00 per person, pilot in command eats free. "The second-best breakfast you can get at any airport."

For more information contact Billie at 406-945-3646.

September 8, 2018

Open House Young Eagles Rally & Free Pancake Breakfast

  • 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Montana Aeronautics, 2630 Airport Road in Helena. Sponsored by Helena EAA Chapter 344, families are welcome to enjoy a pancake breakfast and see the aircraft on display while youngsters 8 to 17 years of age may register for free airplane rides by volunteer EAA pilots. Young Eagles must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. EAA pilots willing to volunteer to fly Young Eagles may contact Lance Seaman at 406-442-8459.

September 15, 2018

End of Summer Bash

  • Kalispell City Airport (S27)

For more information or to RSVP your interest: or phone 406-755-2376.

October 6, 2018

Montana Pilots Association

  • Fall meeting in Lewistown at 11:00 a.m.

For more information email , 406-670-5526.