Connecticut Chapter of the Ninety-Nines

Women pilots who have gained the achievement of attaining their place in the sky are the members of the Connecticut Chapter 99s.

Our Chapter is part of the New England Section of the Ninety-Nines, Inc., an international organization of licensed women pilots.

MISSION: The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our  passion for flight.

For more information on The Ninety-Nines, click here.

Great new video on CT women pilots (Terry Vandendolder, Peggy Loeffler, Kathy Wadsworth)… see it click: Celebrating Women Connecticut

You are invited!

October 12 – New England Section Poker Run
A Poker Run for the New England Section taking place up north, hosted by the Katahdin Wings Chapter in NH and ME. Poker Runs are raffle fundraisers that involve flying between various airports, albeit you don’t have to fly to participate. Click here for a flyer.

October 25 and 26 – Fall Section Meeting in Worcester, MA
Run by the Eastern New England Chapter this year, may fly into KORH (Worcester Airport).  This is otherwise taking place at Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation St, Worcester, MA.
Dinner on Friday evening Oct 25 will feature a talk by Bebe O’Neil, Flight Operations/Systems Chief Pilot for United Airlines. A special award will be given to a 99. 
Following a Business Meeting Saturday morning Oct 26, plans are to  enjoy lunch at the Sole Proprietor and then tour the Worcester Museum of Art.
If you intend to book a room at the hotel, must book a room by Oct 10.

November 10th – Chapter Meeting at KIJD (Windham Airport)
Social hour from Noon-1PM, followed by a business meeting that will likely run until 2PM.

Member News: Pam Berardino passed her Private Pilot written exam 2/ 22!!!!          Donna Shea  – Passed Instrument Written                                                                    Rika Ballard – Passed Instrument Check ride, Got Commercial (06/19), and CFI (08/19)
Arianna Strand – Earned Commercial Pilot Certificate (06/19)
Jessica Citrin – Passed Private Pilot Written Exam (07/19)
Natasha Pavlinetz – Passed Private Pilot Check ride (07/19)
Sarah Mallon – Got Instrument Rating (07/19)
Jessica Phinney – First Solo (09/19)