UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug 1-Oct 27

99s 90th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

All day

The Sky

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Aug 1-Oct 27

99s 90th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

Have you seen the news about the 99s 90th anniversary Scavenger Hunt? There is a list of 90 items to find before October 27th in commemoration of our 90th anniversary. The entry fee is $25 then all you do is look for stuff as you fly. Create a photo album on the special Facebook group for the Scavenger Hunt and have some fun! I hope to see your pictures soon! Rules and instruction may be found here.

All day

The Sky

Sat SEPT 14

JACK'S BROWN SEAPLANE BASE TOUR

10:30 am

KGIF

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Sat SEPT 14

JACK'S BROWN SEAPLANE BASE TOUR

Let's join the FL Suncoast Chapter of the 99s. Save the date - September 14th!

It will be a fun event-experience with seaplanes at Winter Heaven Airport. Seaplane Presentation by Abbie Kellett of Brown's Seaplanes followed by a tour of the seaplane base. Seaplane rides will be available prior reservation.
Please contact Jack Brown's and reserve your spot for seaplane ride if you're interested!
See you all in September 14th!

10:30 am

KGIF

Sun SEPT 15

COAST GUARD AIR STATION MIAMI TOUR

1 - 3 pm

KOPF

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Sun SEPT 15

COAST GUARD AIR STATION MIAMI TOUR

Air Station Miami operates a fleet of five MH-65D Dolphin helicopters and five HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft. The crew consists of 70 officers, 210 enlisted personnel, 13 civilians, and 54 auxiliarists working together to achieve aviation excellence. The men and women of Air Station Miami remain on watch, day in and day out, rescuing those in need and protecting our shores from those that look to do our nation harm.  This behind the scene tour will give us an insight of their operations and their lifestyle.   Click here for EVENT DETAILS

1 - 3 pm

KOPF

Oct 4-6

SE Section Meeting in Greensboro, NC

9am - 9pm

Greensboro, NC

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Oct 4-6

SE Section Meeting in Greensboro, NC

Come to the Fall Section Meeting in Greensboro hosted by the Kitty Hawk Chapter. There will be some great activities available such as Touring the GSO Control Tower, Flying Redbird Flight Simulators, Women from HondaJet, Stonefield Cellars Winery,  Homeland Creamery and the list goes on! 


The Kitty Hawk ladies have not one, but two guest speakers for us. Charles Willard, who’s specialty is helium or hydrogen-filled platforms, presenting “Working Together to Overcome Obstacles and Create Solutions” and Chris Keon, Co-Founder/CEO of Synergistic Solutions International, which provides unmanned systems consulting, training, and operation for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Ground Vehicles, (UGVs), and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). 


Come hang out with your fellow 99s to get reenergized and be Educated, Inspired, and have some Fun in the process!


Download the registration form here

9am - 9pm

Greensboro, NC

Sat OCT 12

Aviation Study Group

9am - 10:30am

Page Field (KFMY)

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Sat OCT 12

Aviation Study Group

The group discusses a variety of scenarios on a range of topics such as navigation, inflight emergencies, weather challenges, IFR approaches and departures, etc.

Moderator: Skip Bentley, CFII, moderates the group discussion. 

Where: at Base Ops FBO (Seminar Room upstairs)

Street address is 5200 Captain Channing Page Drive, Ft. Myers 33907. The Base Ops FBO is located on the north side of Page Field (KFMY) off taxiways E and C. 

Notes: The ramp fee for transient aircraft is waived with purchase of fuel.  100LL is currently $3.96 per gallon.

If have any questions, please contact Ellen Herr at 239 560 8526/elherr88@gmail.com, or Skip Bentley at 239 691 6698 / skiprealtor@gmail.com.   

This study group is co-sponsored by the Paradise Coast 99sand the Ft. Myers Flying Club.

9am - 10:30am

Page Field (KFMY)

More Events

We ussually meet every second Sunday of the month at 1 pm. Save the dates below

ACTIVITIES THROUGH OUT THE YEAR

  • MONTHLY MEETINGS

We meet the second Sunday of every month. You can fly yourself, drive or fly along with another 99s. We promote friendship, camaraderie and mutual support. 


  • FLY-INS

Either educational or adventurous by nature. By flying frequently our members sharpen their skills, expand their personal minimuns while bolstering confidence and maintain the required currency. ​


  • LET'S FLY NOW! 

Is a Ninety-Nines' signature introductory flight program developed in 2018.  Let's Fly Now! targets females of flying age (although men and children may be flown, too). Airplanes, fuel, and time are donated by Ninety-Nines, Friends of The Ninety- Nines, and other properly certified pilots for the introductory flights.


  • SAFEE FLIGHT

We partner with SAFEE Flight, a non-profit organization, twice a year to educate the community about career opportunities in the aviation industry and inspire the younger generation to become Pilots. During the month of April The South Florida Air Expo is a two day event attracting families and schools from South Florida, introducing over 5,500 to aviation. In September, The Florida Marlins Aviation Day is another opportunity to engage the community.


  • AIR MARKING

​Since the early 1900s the 99s have participated in Air Marking, the painting of compass rose symbols, airport names and other identifications on top of buildings and other structures to aid in the navigation of early aviators to easily find their way back to the airport. The 99s continue the tradition to this day.


  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Throughout the year our members attend events to help spread our love of aviation to youth. Professional members give presentations demonstrating their path to become a pilot while other members teach parts of the airplane, the aviation alphabet, and basic navigation.

We are collaborating with local Girl Scouts Troops to introduce the girls to aviation. This is an ongoing initiative.


  • WITCHES FLY-IN

Every October our chapter joins other 99s chapters to celebrate Halloween by flying in costume. A prize is given for the best costume.

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