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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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Kulm Windfest Days FLY-IN

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

Banner - Ground Breaking Ceremony - Beck-Odegaard Wing, Fargo Air Museum

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

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.


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.

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!

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!
Get the latest Newsletter – E-Flight Briefs Here

Young Eagle Flights April 27, 2013

Young Eagle Flight April 2013

EAA Young Eagle Flights

Valley RC Flyers will also host Model Aircraft Exhibits and Demonstrations

April 27, 2013
12:30 pm – Young Eagles Flight Experience/VRCF Model Aircraft Exhibits and Demonstrations

FAA StandDown Event scheduled for April 27 at the Fargo Air Museum


FAA Safety Standdown

April 27, 2013
7:00 am – 9:00 am EAA chapter 317 will serve a $5.00 pancake breakfast. Proceeds will go towards the new Beck-Odegaard Wing.

9:00 am – Noon The FAA 3rd Annual “Safety Standdown” presented by Jay Flowers.
Topics will be :
1) The FSDO & FAAST Team
2) Human Factors
3) Loss of Control issues
There is no charge or admission to attend the Safety meeting.

12:30 pm EAA Chapter 317 and the FAM will have Young Eagles airplane rides. Sign up online to register. You must have a parent or legal guardian sign before minors can take flight.

For more information please contact:
Jay Flowers

Red River Scale Modelers “Cabin Fever Classic” on April 13, 2013

Make & Take

An Educational Model Show with the Red River Scale Modelers

Who: IPMS Red River Scale Modelers “Cabin Fever Classic” Event
What: Make and Take Model Building Education Event for Kids ages 10-16.
(Children under 10 can register, but they must be accompanied by a parent.)
When: Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10am – 2pm (Secure your space by registering using the method below, or take your chances and register at the door.)
Where: Fargo Air Museum

Registration limited.
Register Below:

This event is limited to 20 children to participate.
All models, tools and materials to build will be provided by the IPMS.