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Aviation in Montana

Scheduled Events

February 7-8, 2020

Flight Instructor Renewal Course (FIRC)

  • The MDT Aeronautics Division is hosting Aviation Seminars for the 2020 FIRC February 7th and 8h at the Wingate by Wyndham 2007 North Oakes in Helena. This two-day FAA-approved course will run from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. This course meets FAA renewal requirements for certified flight instructors and includes IACRA renewal.
  • Registration can be completed online. Tuition for Montana Aeronautics Registered Pilots: $170.00 Promo-code required, Non-Montana Aeronautics Registered Pilots: $195.00.
  • Discounted registration for Montana Aeronautics registered pilots has been made possible through increased funding from House Bill 661. Montana registered pilots please contact Aeronautics or call 406-444-2506 to get your promocode and save $25.00 off the registration fee.
  • Not a MDT Aeronautics Division registered pilot? Register now with the Division for $10.00 per year and save $25.00 off the FIRC registration. You will receive a pilot registration card, Montana Airport Directory and newsletter. Visit the online pilot registration webpage, vendor fees apply.
  • A block of rooms has been reserved at the Wingate Hotel at prevailing government rate plus tax. Reserve your room by calling 406-558-4490 and reference rooming block MDT-Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).

For more information contact or call 406-444-2506.

February 27-29, 2020

The 36th Annual Montana Aviation Conference

  • To be held at the Heritage Inn located at 1700 Fox Farm Road Great Falls, Montana. Please visit the conference website to register.
  • Rooms have been blocked at prevailing government rate plus tax. Reserve your room by calling 406-761-1900 and reference rooming block Montana Aviation Conference 2020.

For more information, or call 406-444-2506.

February 28-29, 2020

Aircraft Mechanic Refresher and Inspection Authorization Seminar

  • Held in conjunction with the Montana Aviation Conference at the Heritage Inn located at 1700 Fox Farm Road, Great Falls, Montana. Please visit the conference website to register.
  • Rooms have been blocked at prevailing government rate plus tax. Reserve your room by calling 406-761-1900 and reference rooming block Montana Aviation Conference 2020.

For more information, or call 406-444-2506.

March 1, 2020

Aircraft Registration Renewal Deadline

  • Aircraft registration renewal invoices are sent the first week of December. Please postmark or timestamp your registration payments OR affidavit on or before March 1st, 2020 to avoid penalty. Online aircraft registration services are available. Vendor fees apply. See invoice for details.
  • A penalty for late registrations must be assessed in the amount of five times the registration fee if payment or affidavit is not received by March 1st, 2020. The Aeronautics Division is unable to accept payment over the phone.

For more information or call 406-444-2506.