99s -Aviation Appreciation Dinner at Oshkosh

If Oshkosh is on your summer calendar, please join the 99s at our July 25 Aviation Appreciation Dinner where one of our favorite instructors and Earthrounder, Adrian Eichhorn, will share riveting tales, risk management lessons learned, and fabulous pictures from his 2016 once-in-a-lifetime solo flight around the world in his single engine Bonanza.  Tickets, a flyer and additional information at www.99soshkoshdinner.com.  Wings credit is available for this event.

The 99s will award a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship to provide a young woman (age 16-20 at any time during 2017 calendar year) who wants to learn to fly with financial support for flight training through first solo and beyond. In addition, the winner will receive a King Schools flight training course to prepare for a written exam and check ride. The scholarship will be awarded at the Aviation Appreciation Dinner in Oshkosh on July 25.   If you know a young woman who might be interested in learning to fly, please share this information with them.  The deadline for applications is July 1.    Information about the scholarship and how to apply along with a flyer can be found at www.kjsoloscholarship.com.

Aviation Appreciation Dinner 

WHAT:  Dinner and Riveting Tales and Lessons Learned While Flying Solo Around the World!!

Wine and Dine with other pilots, aviation enthusiasts and an outstanding speaker, Adrian Eichhorn! Adrian will share riveting tales and important risk management lessons from his 2016 solo trip around the world in his single-engine Bonanza. To prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime flight, Adrian spent four years rebuilding his plane and two years of meticulous planning and preparation. You’ll be amazed at the pictures and stories, both entertaining and informative. So if a flight around the world is not on your bucket list, come experience this flight vicariously through hearing Adrian as he describes his amazing 2016 solo flight. Further, the 2017 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship will be awarded at this dinner. This scholarship provides funding through first solo and beyond to a young woman between 16 and 20 who wants to learn to fly.

WHO: All Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts are Invited to Attend this Special Evening at Oshkosh!!

WHEN and WHERE: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6 PM in the Nature Center at Oshkosh.

COST and CANCELLATION: $30 in advance by credit card only. Pre-register and pay by July 21, 2017. Registering early will guarantee a seat. Seating will be limited for the event and registration will close when we reach our capacity limits. Cancellations are subject to a $5.00 per person cancellation fee up to July 16, 2017 by email to 2017dinner@ninety-nines.org. After July 16, 2017, we cannot provide refunds.

WINGS CREDIT:  Attendees who use the same email address to register that they use in the FAA Wings program will receive Wings credit.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Adrian Eichhorn currently flies for JetBlue Airways on the Airbus 320 and holds several type ratings. Credentialed as an ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI & IA, he is also type rated in the Gulfstream IV, III, II, 200, Challenger 604 and Cessna 560 Excel. Prior to JetBlue he flew for the FAA, NASA, General Dynamics, and the Washington Redskins. He has received numerous national awards including the FAA National Safety Counselor for 2001 and National Aviation Technician of the Year in 2016. He is the sole recipient of both of the highest honors given by the American Bonanza Society. Adrian also served 20 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. His last four years in the Corps were spent as the Strategic Nuclear Operational Plan Advisor to the President of the United States and the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Contact us: 2017dinner@ninety-nines.org

Flyer: To download 2017 Aviation Appreciation Dinner Flyers click here