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EAA Young Eagles Flight Experience

Become a Young Eagle

Become a Young Eagle Poster

The Fargo Air Museum will host the Experimental Aviation Association Chapter 317 for Young Eagles Flights on Sunday, September 29, 2013 beginning at noon.

Youth between the ages of 8 through 17 are invited to take to the skies and experience the thrill of flying.

To become a Young Eagle the parents or legal guardian of the child must complete and sign the release/registration form before the flight. Forms will be available when you arrive at the Fargo Air Museum, or we can send a brochure and form out to you prior to the date.

The pilots will explain to the participants what the flight will be like, telling about the aircraft, conducting a pre-flight inspection, and sharing important safety considerations when taking flight.

The pilots who participate in the Young Eagles program are local members of EAA who are volunteering their time and aircraft to make these flights possible. The pilots are certified with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and all the aircraft utilized are also registered by the FAA. The flight will be conducted according to federal regulations.

Who: Youth Ages 8-17
What: Young Eagle Flights
When: Sunday, September 29, 2013 noon-3:00pm (or until all flights are complete)
Where: Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
Why: To give young people the experience of flight

How to Sign up:
1. Pre-register on line if possible through this webpage or call/email Helen at (701)293-8043 or email her at:education@fargoairmuseum.org.
2. Parent or Legal Guardian must complete release form. If you already have a release form, complete and bring with you. If you do not have a form, we can mail one out or they will be available to register when you arrive.

Cost: There is NO CHARGE for Young Eagle flight participants. Museum admission fees are optional for the parents or guardian accompanying the child.

Fargo Air Museum Boss 302 Mustang Raffle Winners Announced!

Grand Prize: 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Dixie Pratt – Northwood, ND


2nd Prize: P-51 Mustang Airplane Ride
Joe Ruegemen, Wheaton, MN

3rd Prize: Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon I 12 GA Shotgun
Adam Campbell, Fargo, ND

4th Prize: 64GB Apple iPad
Richard Romfo, Hannah, ND

5th Prize: 47″ Vizio HD Television
Robert J. Miller, Casselton, ND

$100.00 – Val Kettner, Fargo, ND
$100.00 – Kevin Olsgaard, Moorhead, MN
$100.00 – Ralph Jose, Fargo, ND
$100.00 – Russell Brink, Horace, ND 58047
$100.00 – Doug Goehring, Menoken, ND

What an Exciting Day here at the Fargo Air Museum. A great raffle and best of all a continued start on the Fargo Air Museum Expansion.
Click for Museum Expansion Information.

Contact information: Please contact us at 701.293.8043 or email:
education@fargoairmuseum.org


Thank you to the Luther Family Ford team of Fargo for making the Boss 302 Mustang raffle a possibility for the Fargo Air Museum.

Visit Luther Family Ford on the Web for the Best Deals!

Milnor Fly-In Barbeque Supper

Milnor Fly-In Barbeque Supper
August 25th, 2013 – 4pm to Sunset

Milnor Fly-In - August 25,2013

Rain or Shine
BBQ Supper will start at 4pm
Free will offering
Entertainment to be announced
Airport raffle drawing at 7pm
Contact: Mark Gainor
701.680.1001
Click Here to Visit the Milnor Airport Web Site
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Kulm Fly-In & Breakfast

The 10th Annual Kulm WindFest Days has a breakfast Fly-In scheduled for Saturday, August 17th, 7:00 AM at the Kulm Municipal Airport. Everyone is welcome.

Be ready for 2 days of spectacular events.
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Fly-In & Drive-In Benefit for Kevin Cary Family

Fly-In & Drive-In Benefit – Kevin & Kristi Cary Family

Fergus Falls Municipal Airport, 7 AM to Noon, August 17th, 2013

Fly In Drive In Benefit for Cary Family

Airplane Rides Available.

Dad’s Belgian Waffles featuring waffles, sausages, flavored syrups and beverages (carry-out available) along with a Silent Auction and Bake Sale.

Adults 13 & up: $8
Children 6-12: $6
Ages 5 and under: Free

Kevin, a mechanic and lineman at the Fergus Falls Airport, had a seizure at work on May 22 and was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. He is undergoing treatment and is unable to work. Kevin and Dristi have two small children, Elizabeth and James.

Proceeds to benefit the Kevin and Kristi Cary Family.

Cash and Silent Auction contributions can be made by contacting:
Lexie Jensen 218-205-1668
Bill Dennis 218-867-2268
Dave Jennen 218-205-4345

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has contributed supplemental funds for this event.

Beck-Odegaard Wing Ground Breaking

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On Saturday August 10th, 2013 the Fargo Air Museum will be breaking ground for its Beck-Odegaard Wing addition. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m.
Gerry Beck and Robert Odegaard served as founding members of the museum and believed in the dream of a rotating flying museum. Along with other founding members, the vision was to build a series of three buildings to meet the mission “to provide aviation education through restoration and preservation.”

They inspired many people with their talent, knowledge and passion for flight. Both were natives of North Dakota who made their mark in the aviation world for the restoration of vintage aircraft. The new 150-by-100 foot building will display the B-25 Mitchell that Beck donated in the early years with hopes to create an interactive diorama to share the WWII history and stories of the Doolittle Raiders.

CAF AirPower History Tour will be at the Fargo Air Museum to honor the achievements of Beck and Odegaard and to commemorate the ground breaking ceremony. The AirPower History tour will be on display at the museum from August 5th to 11th. For more information visit AirPowerTour.org.

Vietnam Memorial Exhibit Closing Ceremony

Closing Ceremony 10:00 AM Friday, July 19th, 2013.

The North Dakota State Council, Northern Warriors Chapter 941 of the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Fargo Air Museum will be closing the Vietnam Memorial Exhibit. There will be a presentation by the Vietnam Color Guard, a musical selection and few remarks.

$8.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors (65+) and students, $5.00 for children. Vietnam veterans and Fargo Air Museum members are free of charge.


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Download the Vietnam Memorial Exhibit ceremony program here:
Vietnam Memorial Exhibit Program.pdf (500Kb)

“CAF AirPower History Tour” coming to the Fargo Air Museum

“CAF AirPower History Tour”

The B-17 Sentimental Journey will arrive on Monday, August 5th and the B-29 Superfortress FIFI and support aircraft will come to the Fargo Air Museum on August 8th through August 11th.

CAF AirPower History Tour 2013

The B-29 Superfortress FIFI and supporting aircraft will be:
1. B-29 FIFI
2. C-45 Expeditor
3. T-6 Texan
4. P-51 Mustang (tentative)
5. Boeing Stearman

Admission to this exhibit will be:
• $15 per person
• $30 per family (immediate family – mom, dad and the kids)
• Children 4 and under free
• $10 for Fargo Air Museum members

*The admission price includes access to the Fargo Air Museum, the bomber ramp exhibit and tours of the B-17 and B-29 cockpits.
Rides are available at 9 a.m. on the days of the exhibit.
• For a ride in the B-29, contact 432-413-4100
• For a ride in the B-17, contact 602-448-9415

On Thursday August 8th at 7p.m., The B-17 Sentimental Journey will do a fly over the Newman Outdoor Field in honor of military appreciation night at the Red Hawks game.

Check out the Air Power Tour web site here: AirPowerTour.Org

The Fargo Air Museum would like to thank the Fargo AirSho and the Fargo Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau for their gracious donations to make this event possible.

Vietnam War Display: June 22 – July 19, 2013

June 22 – July 19, 2013 at the Fargo Air Museum.

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The North Dakota State Council, Northern Warriors Chapter 941 of the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Fargo Air Museum will be having a Vietnam War Display. The exhibit will be on display at the Fargo Air Museum Saturday June 22, 2013 through July 19, 2013. Opening Ceremonies will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday June 22, 2013.

Master of Ceremonies will be Dan Stenvold, President of the ND State Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America. The exhibit will include several Vietnam Color Guards, aircraft,the Tri-State Wall, videos, and wall displays. There will also be Vietnam Veterans to talk with. Admission to the exhibit is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children. All Vietnam Veterans will be admitted to the Fargo Air Museum free of charge during the course of the exhibit.

E-Flight Briefs – All the News from Fargo Air Museum – Now available for download!

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Please enjoy our latest edition of E-Flight Briefs, our electronic donor and member communication.
We hope you enjoy reading about our past quarter, the Celebrity Auction & Dinner, the Beck-Odegaard Wing, Saturday in the Sky winter education program, Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium and other events. Make sure to sign up for some of our upcoming programs.
Thank you for your continued support at the Fargo Air Museum!
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