Showing posts from November, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving From the Sugarloaf 99s

Safe Travels To and From Your Holiday Destinations

Meet Joy - Amelia Earhart Scholarship Foundation FLY NOW Award Winner

Follow Joy on her journey to receive her private pilots license with the help of an AEMSF Fly Now Award  Joy and Lin in front of "Baby Awesome" Joy and I met at a Fly In at Essex Skypark (W48) in the spring of 2015. Of course I went for the kill and told her all about the 99s and how she needed to join to get the support of other women pilots.  A few months later Joy was a student member of our chapter and we started talking about her challenges with finishing her certificate and how a scholarship could help with some of the financial burden as well as get her a mentor assigned.  By early September Joy had a fantastic application submitted to the AEMSF with, surprise surprise, me listed as her mentor. By mid-October she was told she was a recipient of an award!!! Since her award notification, Joy has been very busy getting "Project Joy" in place: Joy became a charter member of a new flying club at her new home base, Essex Skypark. She now has access t