Gearing up for June 10th – Poker Run

It’s great to hear that Buttonville airport is staying open for at least another year. This is one of our regular stops on the annual First Canadian 99s POKER RUN. This year fly on our June 10th Poker Run. The funds raised go to support our scholarship programs. The TERMINUS this year will be Edenvale Aerodrome. The participating airports will be Oshawa, Lindsay, Peterborough, Buttonville, Simcoe Regional, Brampton, Burlington and …

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Another successful, busy day at the 2017 Girls Take Flight

Another successful and busy day at the Girls Take Flight event held at Oshawa Municipal Airport. Organized every year by FCC member Lesley Page, 200 young girls go for a free flight in an aircraft and heard from 9 very dynamic speakers throughout the day. The FCC99s and Enterprise Airlines are the key supporters of this event, but Porter Airlines is an incredible sponsor. They took an aircraft off-line for …

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Congratulations Elizabeth Cowden on being awarded an Amelia Earhart Scholarship from the Ninety-Nines!

Congratulations Elizabeth Cowden on being awarded an Amelia Earhart Scholarship from the Ninety-Nines! When asked about her aviation life, where she learned to fly and where she is going, Elizabeth said “I’m going to be completing my Class IV instructor rating at Harv’s Air (Manitoba).” “I started off doing the glider and power scholarship with the Air Cadets. I joined the RCAF ROTP right out of high school, but an …

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First Canadian 99s Events 2017

99s, we have a list of our 2017 aviation events…mark your calendars. If you are able to help at any of these events, please get back to me. FCC YEAR OF EVENTS 2017 MAR 19th Taildragger ground school / 10:30 – 1:30 / $20 p.p. incl lunch Burlington Airpark APR 8th 99s Fly-out lunch Edenvale Airport – the restaurant is now run by the owners of Tilly’s at Owen Sound Airport, …

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