We are the Chicago Area Chapter of The Ninety-Nines International, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, formed in January, 1934. Chapter members largely come from northern Illinois, northern Indiana, and lower Wisconsin. Ninety-Nines are private pilots, student pilots who have soloed, commercial pilots, astronauts, military pilots, flight instructors, glider pilots and balloon pilots.
The 99s, Inc. have been inspiring women pilots since 1929 . . .
OUR MISSION – The NINETY-NINES® INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN PILOTS® promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight.
Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc.® International Organization of Women Pilots®, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia Earhart, our first President, fly “for the fun of it!”
The 99s, Inc. offers unique assistance to women pilots through scholarships and a professional pilot advancement program.
To learn more, visit the International website at: https://www.ninety-nines.org/
Above photo is a compass rose painted by chapter members with 99s logo in center.
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