Aug
28
7:00 AM07:00

Fly-In / Drive-In French Toast Breakfast

  • 7:00 AM to Noon
  • $6 per ticket in advance (per-sales)
  • $7 at the door
  • Kids age 5 and under eat free.
  • Pilots in Command who fly-in eat free

Directions: To purchase tickets, please see any of our members, CashWise or HyVee.

Tickets also sold at Hy-Vee and Cash Wise in Owatonna or call 507.214.1428.

Owatonna Degner Airport  |  (507) 214-1428  |  3400 West Frontage Road  |  Owatonna, MN 55060

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May
6
to May 8

(Tri-) Squadron ES Training Weekend

More information to come, basic site is here.

This is a great weekend held to practice emergency services techniques and get some qualifications signed off on. Hosted by Rochester, MN's Southeast Composite Squadron, currently Owatonna's, Rochester's and Redwing's composite squadrons participate.

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Feb
9
6:30 PM18:30

Squadron Introductory Communications User Training (ICUT)

We will spend an evening conducting the hands-on evaluations for the T1 and OP2 sections of the ICUT qualification. Please make sure you complete the videos and quizzes online to prepare yourself for the evaluation and sign-off.

The online portion of ICUT can be found by going to capmembers.com and signing into EServices. You then click on Learning Management System under the Online Learning tab. Next you will find and click on the link for ICUT under the Communications section.

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Aug
30
7:00 AM07:00

Owatonna Fly-In/Drive-In French Toast Breakfast

  • 7:00 AM to Noon
  • $6 per ticket in advance (per-sales)
  • $7 at the door
  • Kids age 5 and under eat free.
  • Pilots in Command who fly-in eat free

Directions: To purchase tickets, click on the link below to be directed to the Minnesota Wing Civil Air Patrol website. Although it will appear as though you will be completing an application you won't be. Simply click on "Start non-Member Application" and complete the required information indicated by an asterisk (*) including your name. To ignore Emergency Contact information and other non-essential information for purchasing tickets, just enter a pound symbol (#) in the field. Then enter payment information. Your tickets will be available for pick-up at the Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast on Sunday, August 30th. Please bring your receipt if possible (printed or mobile device).

click here to purchase tickets now.

Tickets also sold at Hy-Vee and Cash Wise in Owatonna or call 507.214.1428.

Owatonna Degner Airport  |  (507) 214-1428  |  3400 West Frontage Road  |  Owatonna, MN 55060

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Owatonna Composite Squadron Open House
Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

Owatonna Composite Squadron Open House

Want to learn more about Civil Air Patrol and the opportunities available at our local squadron? Please attend our upcoming Open House on September 9th at 7 p.m. at the Owatonna Degner Airport. Of course you can always attend any of our Tuesday-night meetings before then if you're anxious to get started! You'll find our local squadron to be very inviting and interested in sharing how Civil Air Patrol can help you reach your goals!

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Annual Fly-In Breakfast
Aug
24
7:00 AM07:00

Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Hundreds of aviation enthusiasts from around the Midwest make a point to attend our annual Fly-In Breakfast at the Owatonna Degner Airport during the 3rd weekend of August. Whether you and your family fly-in or drive-in, you'll be sure to see and learn about all types of aircraft while enjoying a hearty French toast breakfast, silent auction and RC modelers display. Don't miss the fun!

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Runway 5K at Sunset
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Runway 5K at Sunset

Join us for our 2nd annual Runway 5K at Sunset starting at 7:30 p.m. on the lighted airfield! All proceeds go to support the Owatonna Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol. Join us again for breakfast the next morning at our annual Fly-In Breakfast fundraiser!

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Ground Team Academy
Aug
7
to Aug 10

Ground Team Academy

The Ground Team Academy (GTA) is an opportunity to get qualified in one level of ground team qualification during an extended weekend.  Since the success of the first GTA in 2007, it has turned into an annual event.  It is open to all members with at least a General ES Qualification who have completed IS 100 and IS 700.  Personnel from other SAR agencies are welcome to attend as well as students or staff.

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MN Wing Encampment
Jul
17
to Jul 27

MN Wing Encampment

The purpose of the cadet encampment is for cadets to develop leadership skills, investigate the aerospace sciences and related careers, commit to a habit of regular exercise, and reinforce their moral character.

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NCR Flight Academy
Jul
11
to Jul 19

NCR Flight Academy

The NCR Joint Flight Academy is a great start for aspiring pilots to receive air and ground instruction from certified FAA flight instructors for either glider or power-engine airplanes. Students flying in the powered school will receive up to 10 hours of hands on flight time and 25 hours of ground school instruction. Students are also able to fly as an observer to gain more flight experience while other cadets are receiving instruction. Aircraft used are Cessna 172s. Students flying in the glider school will receive up to 25 flights as well as 25 hours of ground school instruction.

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Encampment Preparatory School
Jun
27
to Jun 29

Encampment Preparatory School

Encampment Preparatory School (EPS) offers cadets a taste of what the week-long Encampment activity at Camp Ripley will be like in a short weekend. Cadet participants can expect to learn about some Encampment basics:

  • Room and uniform inspections
  • Physical fitness
  • Customs and courtesies
  • Drill and ceremonies
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Orientation Flights
May
27
to Sep 9

Orientation Flights

When weather cooperates, cadets have the opportunity to take a free orientation flight that introduces them to the thrill of flying. Safety, fun and education are emphasized and flights are available every Tuesday night from May 27 through early September.

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