North Central Section (NCS)
Who are the 99s?
THE NINETY-NINES, INC., is an international organization of licensed women
pilots from 35 countries - we currently have over 5,400 members throughout
the world. We are a non-profit, charitable membership corporation holding
501(c)(3) US tax status. Our International Headquarters is located in
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Although there are other female pilot organizations
in various states and nations, virtually all women of achievement in
aviation have been or are members of The Ninety-Nines.
The organization came into being November 2, 1929, at Curtiss Field, Valley
Stream, Long Island, New York. All 117 American female pilots had been
invited to assemble for mutual support and the advancement of aviation.
Louise Thaden was elected secretary and worked tirelessly to keep the group
together as we struggled to organize and grow until 1931, when Amelia
Earhart was elected as first president and the group was named for the 99
Join the Ninety-Nines!
Across 9 States
Chicago Area |
| Iowa ||
Indiana Dunes, Three Rivers |
Kentucky Blue Grass |
| Michigan ||
Northwoods (Upper Peninsula of MI) |
| Minnesota ||
Greater Kansas City,
Greater St. Louis |
Lake Erie, |
Scioto Valley, Women with Wings
| Wisconsin ||
(Northern WI), Wisconsin |
Intercollegiate Internet Chapter |
Join us on
Think Awards -
Governor's Service, 49½,
Nominations due: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Richard J. Santori Memorial Scholarship
The Richard J. Santori Memorial Scholarship offers
two annual scholarships
to members of the
North Central Section 99s under the auspices of the
Chicago Area Chapter of the 99s.
For details and an
Word DOC or
For questions, contact
Cynthia Madsen (CAC 99s)
Saturday, March 1, 2014
available ! Check out
the NCS 99s !
Winter issue is now published. It is packed with news - member stories,
Section Award Nominations info, Elections, Chapter news, and
2014 Spring Section
a copy and leave it at your local airport!
We are now accepting submissions for the
Please share your
stories and pictures with us.
FINAL cutoff - March 10th.
If you need help, send an email to
with your name and
NIFA is coming to Columbus OH
The National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA)
is an annual competition between aviation schools.
Volunteers needed. Or just come to watch.
Please join us in Columbus May 12-17!
The 2014 National SAFECON competition will be hosted
The Ohio State University Airport (KOSU).
NIFA schools and clubs are organized across 11 regions, and those located in
the NCS are part of Regions III, V, VI, and VIII.
Stay tuned for more
"Fly Around the Bend"
North Central Section
4-6 April 2014
BOOK YOUR ROOM! PLAN YOUR TRAVEL!Meeting Hotel:
Hilton DoubleTree Hotel
(South Bend, IN)
Meeting rate $99/night (single/double)
South Bend Airport
For GA parking and services, use
South Bend, IN
What's our purpose?
|PROVIDE networking and scholarship opportunities for women & aviation education in the community
|PRESERVE the unique history of women in aviation |
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