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As the Prop Turns-Newsletter of the Idaho Ninety-Nines

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Minutes from April Meeting-Stacey Budell reporting

Ok so we were weathered out of flying to Jackpot so we just had our meeting at the Nampa terminal since we were scheduled to have our preflight briefing there anyway at 0900. We had a pretty good turn out despite the weather.

Cheryl McCord won the hour of dual for showing up with her name tag !

Kelli has additional 99s T Shirts left to sell $20 medium and larger sizes available.

I went to Pocatello to speak at the ISU ladies club as one of their speakers and brought Cheryl, Brenda and Boo along with me as panelists to fill our 30 minute time slot. The weather was finally cooperative to allow us to fly my new ( to me) 182 over as we needed to be there by 0945 for the event.

It was an interesting venue as the Idaho State University has many scholarships available for just about everything imaginable. I wasn't sure what our audience was going to entail until we got there. It was a mixed bag of faculty, scholarship recipients, and members of this group that was founded earlier than the 99s.

They were kind enough to feed us a wonderful brunch plus reward us with the cutest little airplane gifts for speaking. We would have stayed longer but weather was coming in and we had to be on our way as soon as we were finished with questions and answers. I did meet the 2 Sandy's from the Eastern Idaho chapter while we were at the ISU luncheon and they graciously invited our chapter to join them at their 99 booth that will be set up at the Expo.

We are scheduled to meet on Saturday at the idaho aviation expo May 18th for our next meeting, let's try to meet up by 1100. Cheryl McCord is our go to for this meeting, Thank you Cheryl!

The minutes were read and there was one correction. For more details read the current March 2019 Newsletter

Current Idaho 99s Newsletter

  • March 2019-Click on link to open: March 2019 Newsletter
  • January 2019-Click on link to open: January 2019 Newsletter
  • November 2018-Click on link to open: November 2018 Newsletter
  • October 2018-Click on link to open: October 2018 Newsletter
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    Planning for 2019 Fly In Events--our agenda is set for all Saturday Fly In Meetings.

    Plan to Arrive between 10-11am--Mark your Calendars!

  • April 6 - Jackpot NV
  • May 17 & 18 IAA Expo Idaho Falls
  • June 8 McCall
  • July 13 Idaho City
  • August 22-25 Richland, WA NW Section Meeting
  • September 7 Joseph, OR
  • October 5 Garden Valley Picnic/Potluck
  • November 7 Membership Drive Meeting 6pm Home of Stacey Budell 116 S KCID RD Caldwell Potluck--Bring Guests
  • December XMAS Party TBA
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  • From International:
  • **Let’s Fly project--ideas for our chapter for the 90th Anniversary of the 99s. The 90th anniversary of The Ninety-Nines is but a year away. 99s are planning to have "Let's Fly Now" events across the U.S. for November 2, 2019 to celebrate the 90th Anniversary. If you have ideas, please email anyone on the International Board: Board Members

    **Let's Fly Now! — The 99s New Initiative for Women of Flying Age--Join us for a webinar on October 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM PDT. In this webinar, participants will discover what the Let's Fly Now! Program is. They will learn about the Nuts and Bolts for planning a successful event. They will learn why The 99s are introducing this new program and how Let's Fly Now! will inspire a new generation of pilots and help grow our organization. Register Now!


    The International 99s are gearing up to celebrate out 90th year. More information may be found in the Straight and Level email that is sent out by the international group.

    Scholarship Opportunities

  • and of course best of all:
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    Previous Idaho 99s Newsletters


  • March 2018-Click on link to open: March 2018 Newsletter
  • 2017

  • October 2017-Click on link to open: October 2017 Newsletter
  • September 2017-Click on link to open: September 2017 Newsletter
  • April 2017-Click on link to open: April 2017 Newsletter
  • 2016

  • September 2016-Click on link to open: Sept 2016 Newsletter
  • June 2016-Click on link to open: June 2016 Newsletter
  • May 2016-Click on link to open: May 2016 Newsletter
  • February 2016-Click on link to open: Feb 2016 Newsletter
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    From the NW 99s section:

  • Northwest Section 99s newsletter is now available online. Click on link to go to latest newsletter: Northwest 99s newsletter

  • Our newsletter has been out of print for a period of time and we are excited to share its rebirth with you. We encourage all members to feel free to contribute content going forward. To submit an article or feedback, please contact Newsletter Editor Miranda Edwards at miranda.m.edwards[a]