Archives: Fly-Ins & Air Shows

Discover Aviation Days – Education & PR At Their Finest!

by Dave Weiman BLAINE, MINN. – There is so much happening at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE) nowadays with over 400 based aircraft, more than a dozen air charter and aircraft maintenance businesses and flight schools, a world-class museum, and … Continue reading

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Involved & In Touch With Minnesota Aviation

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The warmth of spring has finally arrived after what seemed to be a very long winter. But your Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics has been very busy despite the lingering cold … Continue reading

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Ice Leaves Gull Lake In The Nick of Time For Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In

by Dave Weiman When the ice left Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota, organizers of the “Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In,” May 2-4, at Madden’s Resort, breathed a sigh of relief. Participants also breathed a sigh of relief when … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, Events, Features, Fly-Ins & Air Shows, June/July 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AOPA Regional Fly-Ins Off To A Good Start

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – More than 2,500 people participated in the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) regional fly-in, April 26, in San Marcos, Texas. This was the first of seven fly-ins AOPA will host in 2014, including its homecoming … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pilots Gathering At ANE

BLAINE, MINN. – The first “Minnesota Pilots Association Great Aviation Gathering” was held March 21-22, 2014 at Golden Wings Air Museum on Anoka County-Blaine Airport (ANE) in the Twin Cities. A reported 800 people attended the event that included seminars … Continue reading

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Good Snow For Annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In

PIONEER AIRPORT, OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Skiplane Fly-In had plenty of snow, February 8, 2014; so much that some participants were challenged in flying home that afternoon. The event was held at Pioneer Airport, located directly … Continue reading

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Iceport 2014

GARRISON, MINN. – “Who needs an airport when you have 3000 feet of plowed frozen lake?” This is the motto of organizers of the Second Annual “Iceport” Fly-In, March 8, 2014 on Mille Lacs Lake near Garrison, Minnesota. A record … Continue reading

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No Show At Manitowoc In 2014

MANITOWOC, WIS. – The Thunder On The Lakeshore Airshow is taking a break this year, with the hope of returning in 2015, according to producer Curt Drumm and director Jutta Furca. Drumm said that the main issue is financial. Fundraising will be … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fly-Ins & Points of Interest

We all know Wisconsin hosts what is billed as “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” Of course, that’s the annual EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. However, did you know several other airports in the state regularly hold fly-ins and air shows? For … Continue reading

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Antique Airplane Association To Host Invitational Fly-In

BLAKESBURG, IOWA – One of the best venues for inspiring interest in aviation today, as well as throughout the last 100-plus years of flight, can be found in entertainment venues, such as movies and airshows. Those venues feature not only … Continue reading

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