2018 Gold Cup Air Rally – Results

The 18th GCAR departed from CYRO (Rockcliffe, ON) on Friday September 14, 20178 and everyone eventually reached the destination on the same day – CYSU (Summerside, PE).  There were 22 women participating in 9 airplanes.  The 10thairplane had mechanical difficulties and all the contents, including the IXIXs, were redistributed into the remaining 9 aircrafts.  This is where weight and balance becomes interesting.  Overall, we had wonderful weather and thank you …

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Northern Lights Aero Awards

Ten years ago, two members of the First Canadian Chapter Ninety -Nines, started the Elsie McGill Northern Lights Awards (along with Marilyn Dickson, Cathy Fraser, Asti Livingstone, Laureen Nelson-Boutet, and Suzanne Wiltshire) which has now grown to the premier awards program for women in aviation sectors across Canada. Brilliant evening last night. Huge congratulations to the Northern Lights on the best year yet. You’ve put together a team of enthusiastic …

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NOTAM: Brampton-Caledon Airport

Notice: Construction at the Brampton-Caledon Airport will begin September 10th, 2018, right after the Brampton-Caledon Airport Day. The airport will be closed to air traffic on Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th. NOTAM and updates to follow.

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WHO WERE THE FIRST NINETY-NINES OUTSIDE OF THE USA?

When did the Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, Inc become International and who was the first Chapter/Section outside of the United States? The first Section created outside the USA was in Oct, 1950 when Canada was granted a 99 Charter…. read more about the event below written by the President Kay Mengis Brick “Brickaero”, Norwood, New Jersey. REPRINTED FROM THE NINETY-NINES, INC NEWSLETTER, Sept 15, 1950 NINETY NINES – …

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