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Northwest Section
of The Ninety-Nines
The international organization of women pilots.

Annual Meetings

The 2019 NW Section Annual Business Meeting and Conference

99s conference logo Richland 2019

Register by mail and pay by check with this Registration Form OR register online with PayPal at the Mid-Columbia 99s website, where you can also get helpful trip planning links. Early bird registration date is June 8, on-time registration is July 31, 2019.

Location

The annual meeting takes place early this year: August 22-25, 2019! The Mid-Columbia, Cascade, and Crater Lake Flyers chapters are our hosts at the Red Lion Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352. Call 1-800-RED-LION (1-800-733-5466) by August 1, 2019, and mention you are with the Ninety-Nines. See this PDF document on Logistics for more about flying in, lodging, the Fly Mart, and the Silent Auction.

Activities

Here's a schedule with details about optional tours, events, and the seminars, August 22-24. Consider these soon, because the tours are limited to 20 people.

Past Meetings

2018 Location and Activities

The Eastern Idaho and Idaho chapters hosted the Northwest Section annual business meeting and conference on September 13-15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls, ID, on the Snake River. Conference activities included a Wings program by Patty Mitchell, seminars on situational awareness, Angel Flight, and "Learn to Fly Fish," and a dinner with Gene Nora Jessen as keynote speaker. A raffle gave participants a chance to win airplane rides, including in a Beechcraft Staggerwing, and a beautiful quilt, among other prizes.

2017 Location and Activities

Oregon Pines and Columbia Cascade chapters hosted "Converge on the Gorge" on September 14-17, at McMenamin's Edgefield Resort, at the mouth of the Columbia River Gorge. Activities included a WINGS seminar on "Flying in the Gorge" and a drive along the scenic Columbia Gorge Highway (constructed 1916), past Multnomah Falls on our way to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM). At WAAAM Judy Newman, the Director and fellow 99, treated us to a presentation and tour.

2016 Location and Activities

Greater Seattle, Mt. Tahoma, and Western Washington chapters hosted the Fall 2016 "Soar the Sound" meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn, Mukilteo, and Paine Field, Everett, Washington. After the Saturday morning business meeting at the hotel, participants walked over for the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour, followed by a reception and banquet with a guest speaker. Other tours and seminars provided further entertainment and enlightenment.

2015 Location and Activities

The Intermountain Chapter welcomed us to the great Northwest city of Spokane, Washington. It was "Plane Fun!": arts and entertainment, restaurants, wineries, golf, shopping, and outdoor fun, all within walking distance or via shuttle from the Red Lion Hotel at the Park. Felts Field (KSFF) supported our fly-gal guests with waived tie-down fees, and Western Aviation offered some really nice fuel discounts. Alaska Airlines provided a 5% discount.

Previous meetings

For photos of our fall meetings during 2011-13, please see our Google Album Archive.

Meeting Rotation Schedule

Hosting Chapter(s) Year and Location
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2003: McCall, ID  
Greater Seattle 2004: Port Angeles, WA  
Intermountain 2005: Spokane, WA  
Mid-Columbia
Central Oregon
Crater Lake Flyers
2006: Ashland, OR  
Devils Tower
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
Wyoming
2007: Gillette, WY  
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2008: Anchorage, AK  
Columbia Cascade
Oregon Pines
2009: Vancouver, WA  
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2010: Boise, ID  
Greater Seattle 2011: Vancouver, BC  
Mid-Columbia
Central Oregon
Crater Lake Flyers
2012: Walla Walla, WA  
Montana 2013: Bozeman, MT  
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2014: Fairbanks, AK  
Intermountain 2015: Spokane, WA  
Greater Seattle
Mount Tahoma
Western Washington
2016: Everett, WA  
Columbia Cascade
Oregon Pines
2017: Troutdale, OR  
Eastern Idaho
Idaho
2018: Idaho Falls, ID  
Mid-Columbia
Cascade
Crater Lake Flyers
2019: Richland, WA  
Montana
Wyoming
Big Sky
2020  
Alaska
Cook Inlet
Mat-Su Valley
Midnight Sun
2021  
Intermountain 2022  

 

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