Lesley and Mary enjoying the chairs donated in memory of Susan & Asti. 

Last fall we lost two loved members, Susan Begg – Past Governor East Canada Section and Asti Livingston, in a fatal aircraft accident. To honour their memory, members of the East Canada Section donated funds to purchase these two chairs with name plaques put on them, plus a member arranged for donations by ECS members to have their names on the EAA memorial wall at Oshkosh. This weekend was a…

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A NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR A FLOAT RATING!!!  AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS OF THE EAST CANADA OR WEST CANADA SECTION 99S.  CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR THE INFORMATION SENT TODAY!

FLY AWAY ON FLOATS! An exciting new 99s scholarship is being offered in Kelowna BC for a Float Rating, valued at $3,000 The East Canada and West Canada Sections of the Ninety-Nines Inc are pleased to offer a fully funded 7 hour Seaplane Rating, as a scholarship through the Ninety-Nines to an ambitious, and determined member in Canada. The scholarship will be awarded to a 99s member within Canada who…

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In Conversation with U-2 spy plane pilot, Col. Merryl Tengesdal

Last week on Instagram the 99s had a great ‘Live’ conversation with Lt. Col. Merryl Tengesdal (Ret.), one of eight female pilots to ever fly the U-2 and the only black female pilot during the aircraft’s history. “I have seen the curvature of the earth,” Tengesdal said. “I have seen sights most people will never see. Flying at over 70,000 feet is really beautiful and peaceful. I enjoy the quiet,…

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Award of Excellence Winner 2021!

CONGRATULATIONS to EMILEE C who is our winner of the  First Canadian Chapter (FCC) , AWARD of EXCELLENCE for 2021 ! Emilee is with the Durham Flight Centre out of the Oshawa Airport and earned her Commercial licence in 2021. She will receive a complimentary one year 99s membership , a cash award and an individual plaque. Emilee’s name will be added to our list of previous recipients.  Welcome Emilee !!  You…

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Congratulations to Zara Rutherford, member of the British Section 99s!

Zara just completing an epic 41-country journey spanning over 52,000 kilometers (32,300 miles), and broke two Guinness World Records in the process. “I made it,” Rutherford, exclaimed as she received a rapturous welcome on her arrival.You can still view the ‘live’ feeds on her FB page FlyZolo. Not only has she beaten the record held by American Shaesta Waiz, who was 30 when she circumnavigated the globe unaccompanied in 2017,…

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EXCITEMENT – COULD YOU BE THE WEBSTER TROPHY COMPETITION WINNER FOR 2022!!!!

We have partnered with the Webster Trophy for the 2022 competition. The annual Webster Memorial Trophy Competition seeks to identify “Canada’s Top General Aviation Pilot”. Throughout the various stages of the Webster Trophy Competition, applicants are assessed on the fundamental skills that are expected of the holder of a Private Pilot Licence. The Webster Memorial Trophy Competition is open to any person holding a valid Canadian Pilot Permit Recreational or…

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