The Ninety-Nines attend the Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Awards… view the photos here.

The Northern Lights Award was created 8 years ago by members of the First Canadian Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, with the mission to recognize outstanding women in aviation and aerospace, and to inspire and encourage increased participation in these industries by heightening their visibility as role models; promoting awareness of the vast opportunities in all sectors; ensuring organizations recognize and benefit from women’s diverse and untapped talents. Photos taken by…

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The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships & Awards – The 2017 Scholarship applications are now available.

Each Applicant who belongs to the First Canadian Chapter needs to request a recommendation from our Chapter. Each Chapter Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship Chairman should notify members to submit scholarship applications by DECEMBER 1, 2016 · Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots and  Fly Now Award for Student Pilot Members · Research Scholar Grants Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships for Women Pilots was established in 1940 to help deserving members to further accomplishments, today the Amelia Earhart…

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2016 FLY NOW AWARD WINNER – Jennie Paznar

Congratulations to Jennie Paznar on winning the Ninety-Nines, ‘FLY NOW’ Award! Jennie is enrolled in the one year Professional Pilot Program at Brampton Flight Centre and will graduate this Sept with a commercial multi-IFR rating. Hired as flight attendant with Air Canada, Jennie found herself spending a lot of time in the cockpit asking questions about flying. Many pilots encouraged her to follow her dreams, and acted as mentors to…

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What an exciting week at the Ninety-Nines International Conference in Ottawa

300-400 female pilots from around the world descended on Ottawa for the 2016 International Conference. What a great week of meeting up with old friends, attending the forums and banquets and cheering for the winners of the scholarships! There was a good turnout of members from the East Canada Section and from our chapter. Everyone chipped in to volunteer under the leadership of the conference organizer, our FCC member Joy…

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GOLD CUP AIR RALLY

July 10 – 12, 2016 This year’s Gold Cup Air Rally started immediately after the 99s International Conference in Ottawa. The rally began late on Sunday  July 10 due to weather, from Rockcliffe Airport (CYRO) and the final destination is in Gaspe. Michel-Pouliot Gaspé Airport or Gaspé Airport, is located 3.5 nautical miles west of Gaspé, Quebec, Canada. The airport is non-towered, but has a mandatory frequency linked remotely to the flight…

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