2019 Event

There are some great events planned for 2019 posted on the FCC Event & News page here… http://firstcanadian99s.com/aviation-events-and-news/ You can also find newsworthy and interesting posts on our Chapter’s FB page, https://www.facebook.com/NinetyNinesFirstCanadianChapter We hope to see you at one of our events!

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43rd Air Race Classic to end at Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport

For the first time since it began 90 years ago in 1929, Ontario Canada will host the celebrations to end this prestigious racing competition. Registration for this auspicious event opened Jan. 2, and the 2019 Air Race Classic terminus committee is encouraging Canadian teams to compete. The prestigious event costs US$590 to enter, which covers terminus costs in Niagara. Let’s get some Canadian teams flying this year, continue the tradition…

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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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