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!

September 21 – Windham Airport Open House
An event where organizations at Windham airport show up to make themselves visible to the local community.  We will have a presence here.

September 22 – Simsbury Airshow, “Girls Can Fly”
Members of the Connecticut Ninety-Nines including Nina Anderson, a retired corporate pilot, Constance Castillo, manager of the Meriden Markham airport, and Denise Robinson, a women’s air race contestant will give an educational workshop on opportunities for women in the aviation industry and how to achieve your dream to become a pilot.  Visit here on facebook for more info about the upcoming fly-in.

October 5 – New England Air Museum, Women in Aviation Event
An event to help raise funds for a new Women in Aviation exhibit at the New England Air Museum taking place from 5:30-8:30PM.  Tickets are $50.  To rsvp, please go here.

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
Details TBD.

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)