Canadians in Flight Stamps – honours Vi Milstead

Did you know that Canada was where much of our aviation history started? The Ninety-Nines have very fond memories of their member Vi Milstead, First Canadian Chapter – East Canada Section. Today, Canada Post released the second instalment of its Canadians in Flight stamps, an issue celebrating the people, planes and technology that have allowed Canada’s reputation for innovation to soar. This edition of Canadians in Flight commemorates a groundbreaking…

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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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