The Award of Excellence application form is on the website…

The Award of Excellence is calling on all Female Pilots within the First Canadian Chapter Area, who will have completed their PRIVATE or COMMERCIAL Pilot’s Licence between Jan 1st and December 31st, 2018. The award consists of a cash award, a complementary one – year membership to the Ninety-Nines and an individual plaque. Deadline for applications is Feb 1, 2019. This award is issued in the spring. Applications available on our…

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Saturday January 12, 2019 – Matinee Movie

The First Canadian Chapter is hosting a female aviation movie matinee at the Buttonville Airport, in the Buttonville Flying Club, Hangar 15. Doors open at 12:00 / Movie starts at 12:30 – 2:30 For this event you should plan on bringing your own lunch, we will provide popcorn and water. If you are driving, send me an email and I will be able to get the gate security key code…

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AE Scholarship Application Deadline is approaching quickly, January 1, 2019

2019 AE Scholarship applications are available NAE Scholarship Application Deadline is January 1, 2019 Additional changes go into effect for 2019, so be sure to carefully read the instructions! Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for fully funded advanced flight training, jet type ratings and technical training. Partial funding of $10,000 per academic year is awarded for academic scholarships. In addition, the AEMSF provides Research…

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CREATING A WINNING APPLICATION

After judging hundreds of scholarship applications annually over the years for several different awards, it is clear that many could stand to step up their application game. I started keeping notes on the errors, omissions and faux pas that were rife among the applicants. Don’t get scored lower due to these issues: APPLICATION • Typed is preferred and looks most professional. It also scores points for presentation and neatness. •…

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WHY DIDN’T MY AWESOME FLY NOW OR AE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WIN!

Are you applying for an AE Scholarship or Fly Now Award? Then you should go through the Power Point presentation which was part of a scholarship seminar at the 2018 Ninety-Nines Conference in Philadelphia. There are many reasons why you may have been, or had not have been selected as a winner for a scholarship. The big questions is usually, ‘Why didn’t my awesome application win!” Go through this presentation,…

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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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