This is the FL Goldcoast's celebration of The Ninety-Nines, Inc.® 90th anniversary.  We plan two par

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.  

            Pilots needed

If you can volunteer to fly a few flights and share your passion for aviation, please contact mjbugbee1@gmail.comfor 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 mjbugbee1@gmail.comfor forms.

           Ground Volunteers needed

If you prefer to help on the ground, we need help with:

a) Registration

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!

Sat November 09, 9 am

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.

FL 33036-3810 

(305) 664-3761  

Fly-In or Drive to X51

Homestead General Aviation Airport

Flying in?

X51 Airport Information


Airport information 


In the Sectional


X51  in the Sectional Chart

Airport Diagram


Aerial view


Few images from our last meeting

Flights To & From the USA / Educ meeting

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.