The first airport in Canada to be named after a woman pilot!

It’s Official!! The Niagara Central Airport (Welland)  is to be renamed ‘Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport. We hope to raise enough money to get the hangar repainted with Dorothy Rungeling’s name this year. Please forward this link to any aviation, historical groups you know of that may be able to help with fund raising. Please help by donating $20 to this project. It is the only airport to be officially…

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POKER RUN 2015 RAISES MONEY FOR 99S SCHOLARSHIPS

 The First Canadian Chapter, Ninety-Nines annual POKER RUN helps raise funds for scholarship & award programs of the 99s. The 2015 Poker Run was held on a wonderful sunny flying day, Saturday June 06. Pilots in 30 airplanes flew 306 poker hands to 8 airports, Brampton, Lindsay, Lake Simcoe Regional, Peterborough, Burlington, Edenvale and Buttonville. A big thank you, to all our volunteers and the pilots who flew, for making this…

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You can help the Ninety-Nines win the Lightspeed Grant Competition, which supports our Aviation Scholarships!

Support Aviation Scholarships & the 99s in the 2015 Lightspeed Grant Competition Vote for us at www.vote99s.com You will be helping young women to have access to scholarships; advance aviation and the growth of the pilot community; and expand the 99s’ participation in outreach programs and aviation events designed to encourage and promote young women’s access to flight training. Please cast your vote TODAY!

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Recap 2015 East Canada Section AGM

The FCC just finished hosting the East Canada Section AGM at the Inter-Continental Hotel in downtown Toronto: It started with a Wine & Cheese get-together in the Presidential Suite (a last minute upgrade by the hotel). Lesley Page was there first to arrive in the afternoon for setup and emailed that we had a huge room. That was a vast understatement! It was the largest suite in the hotel…it was massive – but…

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