The Gathering will feature educational sessions and a variety of vendors of aviation-related products. Educational sessions will cover a broad range of topics, including owner-assisted maintenance, seaplane operations, ski plane operations, survival medicine, single pilot IFR, Minnesota aviation history, winter operations, engine management, how to promote your local airport and much more.
|GREAT MINNESOTA AVIATION GATHERING 2018 HANGAR FLYING SESSIONS|
|Friday, April 27||Exhibits Open 9:00 a.m., Close 5:00 p.m.|
|9:00-9:45||GMAG Tent||Visit Exhibits|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Fred Nauer||Foreflight VFR and IFR Flight Planning Basics|
|10:00-10:45||GMAG Tent||Grant Wallace/Dan MacDonald||Owner Assisted Maintenance 101|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Steve Thibault||Who Wants to Improve Their Landings?|
|11:15-12:00||GMAG Tent||Joshua & Tom Hass||ADS-B in 19 Months: Products and Solutions from Your Local Minnesota Avionics Shop|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Tim Hieb & Kevin Dunrud||The Care & Feeding of Your Aircraft's Engine|
|12:00-1:00||Visit Exhibits and Enjoy Lunch|
|1:00-1:45||GMAG Tent||Nick Wilson, UND||Using Technology for Improving Situational Awareness|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Mike Vivion||Short Takeoff & Landing for the Masses Part I|
|2:00-2:45||GMAG Tent||Kevin Morris||Kinder, Gentler FAA?|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Mike Vivion||Short Takeoff & Landing for the Masses Part II|
|2:45-3:30||Visit Exhibits and Greet Pilots|
|3:30-4:15||GMAG Tent||Paul Jackson||Risk & Resource Management: The New Way to Train & Fly|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Charlie Becker, EAA||EAA Update 2018|
|4:15-5:00||Day One Closes|
|6:00-9:00||EAA 237 Hangar||MN EAA Leadership Summit|
Saturday, April 28
Exhibits Open 8:30 a.m., Close 4:00 p.m.
|8:30-10:00||GMAG Tent||Andy Miller, AOPA||Rusty Pilot Part I|
|8:30-9:15||EAA 237 Hangar||Randy Corfman||Random Flight Through FAA Medicals, BasicMed & Aviation|
|10:00-10:30||GMAG Tent||Andy Miller, AOPA||Break to Exhibitors|
|9:30-10:15||EAA 237 Hangar||Kevin Morris||Drones in the National Airspace|
|10:30-12:00||GMAG Tent||Andy Miller, AOPA||Rusty Pilot II|
|11:00-11:45||EAA 237 Hangar||Chris Holder, Concorde||Aircraft Battery Maintenance|
|12:00-1:00||Visit Exhibits, Raffle and Enjoy Lunch|
|1:00-1:45||GMAG Tent||Mark Baker||AOPA Update|
|1:45-2:30||GW Flying Museum||FAA, MN Pilot Awards||FAA and MN Pilots Assn Awards Presentation|
|2:30-3:15||GMAG Tent||Master Pilots||Master Pilots Share Their Flying Wisdom|
|EAA 237 Hangar||Mark Schreier||Incredible, New Minnesota ATC Communications Requirements|
|4:00||2018 GMAG Closes|
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Hotels near KANE offering special rates for the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (be sure to mention MN Pilots Association):
The Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering will be held at the Golden Wings Museum on the Anoka County Airport.
Golden Wings Museum 8797 Airport Road Blaine, MN 55449