a) Let's Fly Now! (9:00 am - 11:00 am)
We will provide 30 flights targeting females of flying age (14 and older). Males 14 and older are also welcome.
If you can volunteer to fly a few flights and share your passion for aviation, please contact email@example.com more information. We ask that you arrive before 8:15 am for a pilot briefing. Pilots will provide their own airplanes, fuel, and time. Pilots need to be current with their flight review, medical, and insurance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org forms.
Ground Volunteers needed
If you prefer to help on the ground, we need help with:
b) Signing certificates and logbooks, counting flights given...
c) Pre-flight Safety Briefing (airplane etiquette, parts of an airplane, safety around an airplane)
d) Escorts of passengers to and from the airplanes
e) Post flight information (information about the 99s and how to register to start flight lessons)
f) Water donations
b) Part B - FL Goldcoast Scholarship Brunch and Vintage Costume Contest
12:00 - 2:30 pm
Scholarships will be awarded to several scholarship winners
Two $3000 Fran Sargent Scholarships will be awarded to two female pilots who live in Florida or attend Florida schools/universities
Robert Shelton and Harsh Modi Scholarship awards will provide up to three unlimited written tests -- one for a 99, one for a 49 1/2 or Friend of the 99s, and one for a military pilot.
Dress in vintage clothing. Winner will be recognized.
Speaker, Terry Carbonell, will talk about
"The History of the Ninety-Nines - Then and Now."
Lunch will follow ($28 per guest)
Since we will not have a silent auction or raffles this year, we encourage a small donation of $12 per person for our scholarshipfund. If you cannot attend in person, a donation to the scholarship fund is greatly appreciated. Let's all help build pilots of the next generation!
Please RSVP through our FGC FB page and reserve your seat with you payment.
Limited seats available.
or MAIL CHECK FOR $40 ($28 lunch + $12 donation) to:
Becky Ritter, FLGC Treasurer
77420 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada.
Fly-In or Drive to X51
Homestead General Aviation Airport
Thank you Christine Ruppert and Jessica Ellen for making this event possible. It was very informative and interesting. US Customs and Border Protection spoke about private aircraft flights to and from the US. Topics included: APIS, Customs inspections, decal requirements, pre-clearance, searches and agriculture.