Clark is being honored for her “significant contributions to the art and sport of aviation, the success of others, and the promotion of aerospace education for more than a half-century,” according to officials.
The family of Marvel Crosson, one of the earliest female pilots, donated several of her aviation artifacts to The Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots in Oklahoma March 10, 2023.
Fall flying in Colorado got a strong start with the Colorado 99s Let’s Fly Now event at Vance Brand Airport (KLMO) in Longmont on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.
The videos feature interviews with nine of the leading women in sustainable aviation fields.
For the first time in its 93-year history, the International Organization of Women Pilots, The Ninety-Nines, have elected a pilot who is not from the United States as the organization’s president: Robin Hadfield from Ontario, Canada.
Pilots submit speed handicaps to the nearest nautical mile per hour and fuel estimates to the nearest 10th of one gallon for the aircraft they will be flying in the Okie Derby. The winner is the pilot who flies the closest to their speed and fuel estimates.
The 99s will gather in Charleston, S.C., July 6-10, 2022, for their annual conference.
Women in Aviation will use its $250,000 grant to offer 47 additional scholarships in 2021, while the Ninety-Nines will use its $500,000 grant to develop additional pilot proficiency programs and increase its outreach activities.
“We want to help professional pilots who are struggling with their careers because of the pandemic and provide support for our new student pilots.”