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Kansas City 99s

The NinetyNines is the international organization of women pilots that 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 NinetyNines, Inc, are represented in all areas of aviation today. To quote Ameila Earhart, fly “for the fun of it."

Location: A local airport, troop meeting site, or other site as mutually agreed upon.  

Cost: Suggested donation of $20 per event (not per girl)

How to register:  Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. Email greaterkc99s@gmail.com to schedule.

 

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES:

Opportunities listed below with an asterisk (*) can also be offered virtually.

 
YOU SCHEDULE IT! OPPORTUNITIES:

Navigate the Skies*

 Junior   Cadette   Senior   Ambassador

Girl Scouts will receive copies of actual aviation maps and will learn how to interpret the information that is available on these maps. We will then plan a flight, determine how long it will take and how much fuel it will require.  Recommend a minimum of one hour and maximum of two hours for this seminar. This is a great hands-on activity for girls with (for work, or pleasure) female pilots! A perfect event for girls to ask women any questions they may have about their careers and flying!

Badge Connections: Senior: Sky

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self. Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks. 
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

 

Communicate like a Professional Pilot*

 Junior   Cadette   Senior   Ambassador

Girl Scouts will learn the lessons over the phonetic alphabet and practice spelling names, etc using this alphabet.  A discussion regarding proper aviation terminology, shorthand, and means of communication will also take place. This is a great hands-on activity for girls with (for work, or pleasure) female pilots! A perfect event for girls to ask women any questions they may have about their careers and flying!

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self.  
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

 

You Don’t Have to be a Pilot to Work in Aviation*

 Junior   Cadette   Senior   Ambassador

There are many ways to work in aviation for pilots and non-pilots. We will explore the many options available and discuss what education is required for each field. This is a perfect event for those girls wanting to enter the aviation field in any capacity. Girl Scouts should be ready to come with their questions!

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self. Displays positive values. 
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

 

The Many Parts of an Airplane*

 Junior   Cadette   Senior   Ambassador

Girl Scouts will learn the names, locations and functions of the main parts of an airplane. Along with women pilots, girls will have the opportunity to see and touch a real airplane to better understand the parts and how they work. Participants will also get to know the “standard six pack” which is the standard six navigation instruments that are installed on all airplanes. This is a great hands-on activity for girls with (for work, or pleasure) female pilots! A perfect event for girls to ask women any questions they may have about their careers and flying!

*A local airport is the best choice of location for this seminar

Journey Connections: Junior: Think Like an Engineer, Cadette: Think Like an Engineer, Senior: Think Like an Engineer, Ambassador: Think Like an Engineer

Outcomes: Develops a strong sense of self. Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.

 

Weather and How it Affects Flight*

 Junior   Cadette   Senior   Ambassador

Discussions will center on the various effects of weather (ie: temperature, wind, precipitation, pressure systems) and how each effects the performance of an airplane and the effect each has on the ability of a pilot to fly an airplane. This is a great hands-on activity for girls with (for work, or pleasure) female pilots! A perfect event for girls to ask women any questions they may have about their careers and flying!

Badge Connections: Senior: Sky

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self. Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout Outcomes.