Fly "for the fun of it!"

Fly “for the fun of it!”  That’s what Amelia Earhart always said back when she and 98 other women aviators founded the 99s in 1929.  There’s something magical about taking flight!  Something that lifts us out of our lives, away from our roles as wives, mothers, daughters. Flying allows us to breathe again and gain some perspective.

Our mission has always been to inspire women to fly.  We do this primarily by providing scholarships to allow new women to learn to fly.  We also provide a social club with classes and seminars to learn about and share our love of flying.  Our chapter also teams up with sister 99s charters to plan the International Conferences.

Feel free to come check us out!  Click here to find out more about our organization.  It’s still cool to be brave!



Chapter Meetings

Chapter meetings:  

When:  Second Sundays of Even numbered months from 10:00 AM to Noon.

Where: Palomar Airport, 2198 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92011.  Palomar Airport Admin Building

-Park on the street or in the Pay-Parking lot. Click here for details


Please contact us for meeting information at Palomar99s@gmail.com or view our Calendar for information.

Open to all!


We hold day-long seminars for Pilots and non-Pilots to improve their knowledge of aviation topics.

IFR Refresher:  Pilots!   Brush up on your IFR skills and receive a proficiency check (IPC) – ground portion.

September 21, 2019. From 0900 – 1700 at Palomar Airport Admin OfficeSeminar Registration Opens on August 24th. 

For Wings credit, you must register through FAASafety.gov upcoming seminars

THANKS to all who attended this event. It is because of your participation and donations that we will fund our scholarships again in the  Fall-2019 and Spring-2020. 


Flying Companion: Covering  basic information on Aerodynamics, Navigation, Instruments, Checklist, and Communication. We talk about Preflighting, Fun Places to Go, and offer Virtual Tower Tour.


Upcoming Events

Southwest Section: 

  • San Diego, California, February 2, 2019      Winter Workshop
  • Sacramento Valley Chapter, April 4-7, 2019     Section Meeting
  • San Luis Obispo Chapter, October 3-6, 2019  Section Meeting
  • Winter Workshop,  January 2020

International Conference / Business Meeting

  • Dayton, Ohio, July 16-21, 2018
  • Long Beach, California, July 8-12, 2020


We are a non-profit, charitable membership corporation holding 501(c)(3) U.S. tax status. Any donation given is tax deductible and funds our flight training scholarship program and community outreach.


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