A big THANK YOU to the 70+ attendees who trekked virtually with me to the 19,351’/5895 metre high summit of Kilimanjaro hosted by the Guelph Public Library. I’m pictured here with some of my friends and fellow aviators from Waterloo on the Grand 99s.
Dateline: MAY 11, 2019 Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre hosts GIRLS CAN FLY to encourage girls (and women!) to follow in the footsteps of Eileen Vollick (2 August 1908 – 27 September 1968) who became Canada’s first licensed female pilot March 13, 1928.
Saturday May 11—A fabulous day at Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre introducing the wonderful world of aviation to girls, age 8-18.
When I started my flying career in 1979, the The Ninety-Nines celebrated their 50th Birthday. As the only international organization of female pilots in the world, I considered joining the 99s founded by my hero Amelia Earhart and named after the original 99 members. Had I joined the 99s, I likely would have benefited from…