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2022 Montana Aviation Conference
2022 Montana Aviation Conference
MONTANA AVIATION CONFERENCE
Thu, March 03, 2022 @ 07:30 AM — Sat, March 05, 2022 @ 10:00 PM (MST)
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THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

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The annual Montana Aviation Conference is hosted by the Aviation Organizations of Montana (AOM). The AOM is organized in the state of Montana to promote all facets of aviation in the state, as well as act as the steering committee for the annual Montana Aviation Conference. The AOM member organizations are: Association of Montana Aerial Applicators, Experimental Aircraft Association, Civil Air Patrol, Montana Antique Aircraft Association, Montana Airport Management Association, Montana Aviation Trades Association, Montana Pilots Association, Montana Seaplane Pilots Association, and Montana Ninety-Nines.


***NOTE: ON-LINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. THERE WILL BE WALK-UP REGISTRATION AVAILABLE AT THE CONFERENCE. THANK-YOU***



Registration: Closed
Event Dates
MAR
03
THURSDAY
to
MAR
05
SATURDAY
7:30 AM to 10:00 PM (MST)
Registration Closes
March 01, 2022 @ 10:00 am
Conference Location
Address
Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown
200 South Pattee Missoula
Missoula, MT  USA
Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown is pleased to offer rooms from March 2nd to March 7th, 2022 at a special group rate of $102/night. Please mention Aviation Organizations of Montana and that you will be attending the 2022 Montana Aviation Conference to book your special rate!
Summary Agenda
CONFERENCE AGENDA
Thursday, March 03
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM
Luncheon Keynote with Tim Sheehy
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
FAA Listening Session
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Port of Entry and Border Operations with Mark Hanson
1:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Exhibit Area Open
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
MAMA Meeting
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
COVID, OTC, and Prescription Meds Impact on certification and flying with Dr. Brent Blue
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Fire TFR's and Risk Management with Kurt Kleiner
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Survival Gear: Your Ticket Home if the Worst Comes to Pass with Mike Vivion
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Backcountry Flying with RK "Dick" Williams
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
FAA Weather Camera Program
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Updates on initiatives and issues impacting General Aviation in the NW and Nationwide with Tom George
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
"Return to the Big Skies" Miss Montana Documentar
Friday, March 04
7:00 AM to 1:45 PM
IA Session 1
8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
Aviation Safety Tips - Fueling, Preflight, Checklists with Philip Mandel
8:45 AM to 9:45 AM
Flight Operations in Mountain Wave with Kurt Kleiner
8:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Aviation STEM for Grade Schoolers with Matt Lindberg
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Exhibit Area Open
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Formation Flying (Backcountry Considerations) with Scott "Stump" Smith
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hogs in the Sand with Buck Wyndham
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Montana Army National Guard Aviation
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vietnam War and the Evacuation of Saigon with parallels to Kabul Evacuation with Gerry Berry
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Montana Aeronautics: Present and Future with MDT Aeronautics
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Awards Luncheon
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
FAA Weather Camera Program
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Introduction to Upset Prevention and Recovery Training with Gerald Hansen
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Montana Vet Program Overview
1:45 PM to 6:00 PM
IA Session 2
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Exhibit Area Open
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Montana Air National Guard
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Up & Down & Round & Round: Tips for backcountry takeoffs, landings, GoArounds, & "Gotchas" with Dr. Amy Hoover
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Static Display at Neptune and Terminal Tour
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday Evening Dinner and Keynote with Kerry McCauley
Saturday, March 05
7:00 AM to 1:45 PM
IA Session 3
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Montana Pilots Association (MPA) Annual General Membership Meeting
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Vietnam War and the Evacuation of Saigon with parallels to Kabul Evacuation with Gerry Berry
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Weather Camera Program with Cohl Pope and the FAA
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Surviving the unexpected - human factors of a mid-air collision with Dr. Amy Hoover
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Exhibit Area Open
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Montana Air National Guard
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Montana Seaplane Pilots Association (MTSPA) Annual Meeting
11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
SAR Overview
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Luncheon
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Aviation Organizations of Montana (AOM) Business Meeting
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Backcountry Stories with RK "Dick" Williams
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
BasicMed and How old is too old to fly? with Dr. Brent Blue
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Formation Flying (Backcountry Considerations) with Scott "Stump" Smith
1:45 PM to 6:00 PM
IA Session 4
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
ADS-B with ATC/FAA
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Montana Army National Guard Aviation
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Montana Antique Aircraft Association (MAAA) Board Meeting
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Montana 99's Business Meeting
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Montana Antique Aircraft Association (MAAA) Business Meeting
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Ridgeline Aviation Hospitality Hour
6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Closing Banquet with Adrian Eichhorn
IA SESSION 1
Friday, March 04
7:00 AM to 7:10 AM
Welcome and Intro
7:00 AM to 11:30 AM
IA Session 1
7:10 AM to 8:10 AM
Jeff VercoeFAA
8:10 AM to 9:10 AM
Alan Jesmer RSA Fuel Inspection, and more
9:10 AM to 9:20 AM
Break
9:20 AM to 10:20 AM
TBD
10:20 AM to 11:20 AM
Mike & Jessie Ellis Pinnacal Tool Calbriation
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
LunchAMT Video 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
IA SESSION 2
Friday, March 04
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Dick Jacob Northwest propeller Service
1:45 PM to 6:00 PM
IA Session 2
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Tim Gauntt Fundamental Turbocharging Systems
3:45 PM to 3:55 PM
Break
3:55 PM to 4:55 PM
TBD
4:55 PM to 5:55 PM
Greg Cross Turbine Oil/Greases Updates
IA SESSION 3
Saturday, March 05
7:00 AM to 7:10 AM
Welcome and Intro
7:00 AM to 1:45 PM
IA Session 3
7:10 AM to 8:10 AM
Jeff Vercoe FAA
8:10 AM to 9:10 AM
TBD
9:10 AM to 9:20 AM
Break
9:20 AM to 10:20 AM
Michael Thompson ABS Rigging; Landing gear System
10:20 AM to 11:20 AM
Andrew Hall Air Safety Investigator
11:00 AM to 1:45 PM
Lunch and AMT Video
IA SESSION 4
Saturday, March 05
1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Tim Gauntt Hartzell A&P
1:45 PM to 6:00 PM
IA Session 4
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Bryan Hansen FAA HLN FSDO
3:45 PM to 3:55 PM
Break
3:55 PM to 4:55 PM
Greg Cross Piston Engine Oils
4:55 PM to 5:55 PM
Johnny Portillo FAA IA Listening Session
Featured Speakers
SPEAKER
Photo of Tim Sheehy
Tim Sheehy
SPEAKER
Photo of Kerry McCauley
Kerry McCauley
SPEAKER
Photo of Adrian Eichhorn
Adrian Eichhorn
Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors

Selection Options
US Dollar
Bronze Sponsorship
Bronze Sponsorship
$ 500.00 

Receive sponsor recognition in the program and and a sign on dinner tables recognizing your organization.

 
Silver Sponsorship
Silver Sponsorship
$ 1,000.00 

Receive sponsor recognition in the program and and a sign on dinner tables recognizing your organization.

 
Gold Sponsorship
Gold Sponsorship
$ 1,500.00 

Receive sponsor recognition in the program and and a sign on dinner tables recognizing your organization.

 
Platinum Sponsorship
Platinum Sponsorship
$ 3,000.00 

Receive free registration with your sponsorship and an additional 25% discount off registration items (food, vendor table, etc.). Receive 1 free hotel room for sponsoring organization or pass along to a "friend of sponsor" if the sponsor is unable to attend. On a first come first serve basis, Platinum level sponsors will have naming rights for the rooms where presentations and meetings take place. These sponsors will also receive special recognition at the keynote evening functions.

 
Diamond Sponsorship
Diamond Sponsorship
$ 5,000.00 

Receive free registration with your sponsorship and an additional 50% discount off registration items (food, vendor table, etc.) Receive 2 free hotel rooms for sponsoring organization or pass on to a "friend of sponsor" if the sponsor is unable to attend. On a first come first serve basis, Diamond level sponsors will have naming rights for the rooms where presentations and meetings take place. These sponsors will also receive special recognition at the keynote evening functions.

 
Individual Registration
Individual Registration
$ 125.00 

Individual Registration for adults 18 and older

 
Student Registration
Student Registration
$ 25.00 

Student Registration for high school students, college students, aviation maintenance students, and student pilots.

 
Speaker Registration
Speaker Registration
 

Registration for conference speakers.

 
Single Booth Registration
Single Booth Registration
0/28 LEFT $ 675.00 

Standard single booth option for exhibitors. IMPORTANT: Please select any open PURPLE colored space.

 
Second Single Booth Registration - SOLD OUT
Second Single Booth Registration - SOLD OUT
$ 675.00 

Standard single booth option for exhibitors. IMPORTANT: Please select any open PURPLE colored space.

 
Single Booth Premium Registration - SOLD OUT
Single Booth Premium Registration - SOLD OUT
0/13 LEFT $ 825.00 

Single Premium booth location in peak traffic area. IMPORTANT: Please select any open GREEN colored space!

 
Second Single Booth Premium Registration - SOLD OUT
Second Single Booth Premium Registration - SOLD OUT
$ 825.00 

Single Premium booth location in peak traffic area. IMPORTANT: Please select any open GREEN colored space!

 
Day Pass
Day Pass
$ 75.00 
 
 
morning sessions
IA Session 1
IA Session 1
0/75 LEFT  
Friday Mar 04, 2022 @  07:00:AM  —  01:45:PM MST

Please see website for IA Session 1 Agenda

 
IA Session 3
IA Session 3
0/75 LEFT  
Saturday Mar 05, 2022 @  07:00:AM  —  01:45:PM MST

Please see website for IA Session 3 Agenda

 
 
afternoon sessions
IA Session 2
IA Session 2
0/75 LEFT  
Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown - Garden City Ballroom A
Friday Mar 04, 2022 @  01:45:PM  —  06:00:PM MST

Please see website for IA Session 2 Agenda.

 
IA Session 4
IA Session 4
1/75 LEFT  
Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown - Garden City Ballroom A
Saturday Mar 05, 2022 @  01:45:PM  —  06:00:PM MST

Please see IA Session 4 Agenda on Website

 
 
movie event
"Return to the Big Skies" Miss Montana Documentary
"Return to the Big Skies" Miss Montana Documentary
17/150 LEFT  
Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown - Garden City Ballroom
Thursday Mar 03, 2022 @  07:30:PM  —  09:00:PM MST

Join us for an exclusive showing of the "Return to the Big Skies" Miss Montana Documentary.

 
 
vests
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Small
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Small
1/1 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Small
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Small
0/3 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Medium
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Medium
0/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Medium
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Medium
0/4 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Large
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Large
0/1 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Large
Ladies' Vests, Blue, Large
1/4 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, X-Large
Ladies' Vests, Blue, X-Large
0/1 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Blue, X-Large
Ladies' Vests, Blue, X-Large
3/5 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Black, Medium
Ladies' Vests, Black, Medium
0/1 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Black, Medium
Ladies' Vests, Black, Medium
1/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Black, Large
Ladies' Vests, Black, Large
0/1 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Black, Large
Ladies' Vests, Black, Large
0/3 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Ladies' Vests, Black, X-Large
Ladies' Vests, Black, X-Large
0/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, Medium
Men's Vests, Blue, Medium
0/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, Medium
Men's Vests, Blue, Medium
0/3 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Gray, Medium
Men's Vests, Gray, Medium
2/3 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Gray, Medium
Men's Vests, Gray, Medium
0/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, Large
Men's Vests, Blue, Large
0/3 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, Large
Men's Vests, Blue, Large
0/5 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, X-Large
Men's Vests, Blue, X-Large
4/5 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, X-Large
Men's Vests, Blue, X-Large
0/5 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
Men's Vests, Blue, XX-Large
Men's Vests, Blue, XX-Large
0/2 LEFT $ 30.00 
 
 
meal selection
Thursday Lunch
Thursday Lunch
$ 24.00 


Southwestern
tortilla soup, salad greens with accompaniments, shredded chicken,
fajita vegetables, jalapeno black beans, Spanish rice, tortillas
Farro & Roasted Vegetable Risotto
toasted farro, seasonal vegetables, manchego, baguette or focaccia (v, *V)
✔ Vegan
✔ Vegetarian
 
Friday Lunch
Friday Lunch
$ 25.20 


Little Italy
romaine salad, baked ziti bolognese, fettuccini chicken marsala,
oven roasted Italian vegetables, garlic bread
Primavera Pasta with a side salad
Primavera Pasta with a side salad
✔ Vegan
 
Friday Dinner
Friday Dinner
$ 36.00 


Back Home Barbecue
romaine or mixed greens salad, zesty coleslaw, rustic potato salad, house smoked brisket,
barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, sweet rolls, cornbread,
sweet cream butter, honey
✔ Gluten Free
Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms with Vegan Pasta Salad
Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms with Vegan Pasta Salad
✔ Vegan
 
Saturday Lunch
Saturday Lunch
$ 13.20 


TBLTA
turkey breast, bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, garlic aioli,
Grains of Montana wheat bread
Veg & Avo
grilled vegetables, avocado, tomato, arugula, garlic aioli, focaccia (v, *V, *GF, DF)
✔ Vegan
✔ Vegetarian
✔ Gluten Free
✔ Lactose Free
 
Saturday Dinner
Saturday Dinner
$ 45.60 


Ribeye
mushrooms, demi-glace, roasted garlic smashed potatoes, seasonal
vegetables, Grains of Montana rolls, sweet cream butter
Vegetables & Polenta
creamy polenta, stewed vegetables, romesco, grana padano, baguette or focaccia (v, *V, *GF)
✔ Vegan
✔ Vegetarian
✔ Gluten Free
 
Saturday Dinner Desert
Saturday Dinner Desert
$ 7.20 


Seasonal fruit cobbler
spiced streusel
 
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