Free Airplane Rides for Kids Ages 8-17: The Young Eagles date set for Saturday, May 18, 2019, was rescheduled to September 14, 2019, due to weather. Nearly 200 kids were given free airplane rides on a beautiful Saturday, September 14, 2019. The Saturday, October 12, 2019, date needed to be canceled due to poor weather conditions. Little Falls Airport sponsored a rally on Saturday, June 15, 2019. 2019 Young Eagles Flyer
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast: In conjunction with Granite City Days, the St. Cloud Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) welcomed the community for a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in Hangar 2 at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. Breakfast was free for the pilot, $7.50 for adults, and $4.50 for children ages 5 to 12. During this time, the public was welcome to walk around on the airport tarmac and see a variety of aircraft and airport equipment on display. The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, aka "Pantowners," hosted a classic collector car show as well, which was cut short this year due to a thunderstorm. 2019 Pancake Breakfast Flyer
Two youth rally days with free airplane rides and sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) volunteers were held in the Spring and Fall. Pancake and sausage breakfast fly-in was held in June. St. Cloud Aviation sponsored the Wild Country 99's Country Music Association (CMA) party in Hangar H3.
Young Eagles Rally (sponsored by EAA Chapter Number 551) Free Airplane Rides for Kids Ages 8 to 17. Parental Consent Form Needed. Always weather permitting. Park in the airport terminal's main parking lot and find hangar entrance by the balloons at the Wright Aero Flight Training building. No pets allowed.
Granite City Days Fly-in Breakfast and Classic Car Show (sponsored by CAP) Part of the Granite City Days community celebration weekend - breakfast in Hangar 2 at the airport! St. Cloud's CAP Squadron served a pancake and sausage breakfast. The public was welcome to walk around the airport's general aviation ramp and view a variety of aircraft and airport equipment on display. The St. Cloud Antique Auto Club "Pantowners" hosts a classic and collector car show. Cost of the breakfast: $7.50 for adults and $4.50 for children, pilots flying in are free.
EAA Chapter Number 551 Young Eagles Free Airplane Rides for Kids Ages 8 to 17. Parental Consent Form Needed
CAP Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast, Pantowners Classic Car Show, and Granite City Radio Control Flyers AMA 376 Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast (brochure)
EAA Chapter 775 networks with national EAA chapters to host cancer victim, Jim Davis, to touch down on all 48 continental states. With the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life, one local cancer patient will receive a free airplane ride in Jim's Savanah XL dubbed Purple Passion. Experimental Aircraft Association's (brochure)
EAA Free Training for First Responders of Aircraft Crashes for Firemen, Police, Sheriff, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), etc. Training (brochure)