Events

The Manitoba 99s Chapter welcomes new members and hosts numerous regular events and opportunities including:

Manitoba 99s Launch their new Flight Simulator! Join us at 1200 February 3, 2018 at Lyncrest Airport for the grand opening of the new Manitoba-hosted 99s flight simulator.  Join other dignitaries such as the RM of Springfield Government (Reeve & Council), Springfield Flying Club executive and Manitoba 99s executive as we launch another tool to help our pilots get off the ground.  Come out and give the new simulator a try!  Book your future session on the simulator now!

Manitoba 99s Learn to Fly Classes:  Beginning February 11, 2018, classes will be held Sunday night, 1900-2000.  Everyone is welcome to attend free Learn to Fly classes at Lyncrest Airport.  Classes include access to the Redbird flight simulator and one on one Study Buddies.

The following topics will be adapted to the interests of the class members. Class content will meet the interests of anyone interested in aviation plus participants who haven’t written their PSTAR, Radio Op and PPL Exams, to register email Jill Oakes.

  • Sunday 11 February – Get Found! Help SAR Help You
  • Sunday 18 February – E6B Flight Computer – Practise and Review
  • Sunday 25 February – Navigating – Planning a Cross Country Flight
  • Sunday 4 March – Weather – Reading Nav Canada Reports
  • Sunday 11 March – Cessna 172 Emergency Procedures
  • Sunday 18 March – Radio Work – in the circuit and cross country
  • Sunday 25 March – Canada Flight Supplement content, abbreviations, familiarization
  • Sunday 8 April – Uncontrolled and Controlled Circuit Entries
  • Sunday 15 April – Canadian Air Regulations
  • Sunday 22 April – Cessna 172 Normal Operations

Instrument Flight Rating (IFR) Classes: Beginning March 1, 2018, experienced IFR pilots will help you prepare for your IFR exam at Lyncrest Airport.  Registration includes access to the Redbird flight simulator!  Classes will continue until participants are ready for their IFR exams. Participation is free, however registration is required by emailing Jill Oakes.

Opportunity to fly our C150 C-FLUG for $20/hour

Poker Run, Fly Ins and Fly Outs, Youth flights

Scholarships – we have offered up to 17 scholarships to active MB 99s Chapter members per year and promote hundreds of scholarships available to women at all stages of  their flying, as  well as scholarships for other aviation related careers such as aeronautical engineer, meteorology, air traffic control, aircraft maintenance engineer, airport manager and more.

Job Postings – Many MB 99s members work in the aviation industry and when a job becomes available we take a leading role in distributing the information in our extensive email directory;

Seminars and presentations: Safety seminars, Winter Flying workshops, Flying off Grass check outs, Retractable Gear workshops, Tail Dragger workshops, Winter survival – including how to build an igloo, Tips on Getting into the Airlines, and other topics as requested by the 99 members.

Last updated Jan 22, 2018.