Air Cadet Winners
The Ninety-Nines Canadian Award in Aviation was
established in 1974 to promote aviation throughout Canada.
Award is presented to charitable institutions or organizations whose
activities promote, improve or preserve aviation and aeronautics in
Each year, the board presents an award of
approximately $ 1,000 to 2,000. Interested applicants should provide background
information, future plans and reasons for requesting financial assistance.
As of 2005, Canada Revenue Agency requires that applicants provide a
charitable registration number as well. For more information about
Charitable Registrations numbers, please visit www.cra.gc.ca.
Applications should be mailed by
August 31st to
The 99s Canadian Award in
Aviation Trust, c/o Grace Howell, Trustee, #1102-665 Windermere
Road, London, ON N5X 2Y6.
Donations may also be mailed to the 99s Canadian Award
in Aviation at the address listed above. Please indicate clearly where you
would like your tax receipt mailed.
The Board of Trustees also continues the award's
association with the Pilot Training Achievement Awards program of the
Air Cadet League of Canada. These awards are given to selected graduates
of the Air Cadet Flying and Gliding Scholarship Program, and provide
funding to assist young fliers in building up flying hours while pursuing
an advanced licence and working toward an aviation career.
Trustees are grateful to Aviation Publishers Limited and Mr. Norm
Scudellari for their support in
giving these awards each year in memory of longtime Ninety-Nine and
Canadian Award in Aviation trustees Isabel Peppler, and Beryl Scudellari.
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CAIA Trustees: (Alphabetical
listing by surname)
- Dee Birchmore
- Marilyn Dickson
- Grace Howell
- Suzanne Lafontaine
- Margo McCutcheon, Acting Chair
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are on separate list)
Le Centre Canadien
Patrimonie Aeronautic/The Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre in Ste
Anne-de-Bellevue, PQ. To assist with their project to
complete the aviation reference library, and specifically to allow
the capability for off-site readers to access materials
“Canadian Bushplane Heritage
Centre” in Sault Ste.
Marie, Ontario, who
will use the monetary award to help restore the Fairchild KR-34 -
this plane was used in the first attempts to drop water from an
aircraft on forest fires while stationed at Temagami from 1938 to
Flight” located at Langley Municipal airport in
Museum of Flight is the only
Museum on the mainland of
British Columbia and one
of the few that actually fly the vintage aircraft. The museum will
use the award to enhance the education of young people in a
project called the “ Kid’s Room”.
Air Cadet Pilot Training
Achievement Awards for 2011, given in memory of Isabel Peppler and
Jennifer Samson, 545 Privateer Squadron, NS
Bergen, 396 City of Prince George Squadron, BC
The Great War Flying Museum at Brampton
Airport (www.thegreatwarflyingmuseum.com), to enhance the
educational displays; and the British Columbia Aviation Museum at
the Victoria International Airport in Sydney BC (www.bcam.net) to
assist with the completion of the second display hangar.
Air Cadet Pilot Training Achievement Awards:
Given in the memory of Isabel Peppler and Beryl Scudellari to:
WO2 Samantha Cremer, 653 Champlain
WO2 Elyse Airth, 779 Black Knight
Squadron, Ontario, and
F/Sgt Natasha Ingold, 867
Vaudreuil-Dorion Squadron, QC.
Air Cadet Winners prior to 2010 are listed
2009 - 2 winners:
1. Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, Halifax
NS. To upgrade educational displays in the Silver Dart Gallery.
2. Air Cadets, Squadron 867, Vaudreuil-Dorion
QC. To assist with “Model Airplane Club” aviation education project.
2008 winner: Western Canada Aviation Museum,
Winnipeg, Manitoba - to assist with their "Take Flight" educational
program. Click on
http://www.wcam.mb.ca/learning.html for more information.
2007 - two winners:
- Aerospace Museum Association of Calgary, to allow 6
additional classes of students to access Canadian aviation programs
- Toronto Aerospace Museum, to upgrade display panels
and the Wall of Honour
2006 Winner: Billy Bishop Heritage Museum, Owen Sound,
ON, to update educational displays.
Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre, Quebec / centre canadien du
patrimoine aéronautique - to assist their mission to raise public
awareness of Canadian contributions to aviation.
Aviation Hall of Fame, Alberta to assist with plans to expand the
travelling exhibit display.
The RCAF Memorial Museum, CFB Trenton - their Halifax NA337 Restoration
- Lloyd Richards, the original driving force behind
the EAA Young Eagles Program in Canada. He has flown more than 1,350
- Lou Wise, environmental aerial photography - he
has photographed more rivers, wetlands, conservations than any other
The Moose Jaw branch of the Saskatchewan Western Development Museum -
updating the Snowbird's Gallery (A/V exhibit).
Hope Air - a video on their Volunteer
- Shirlee Smith Matheson (Calgary) used the award to
support research for her next aviation book, and to support her readings
to groups who may not be able to otherwise benefit from her expertise.
- The Nanton Lancaster Society (Alberta) used the
award to purchase computer hardware and software, in order to offer
flying simulation as part of its hands-on learning program.
1998 Award: The Toronto
Aerospace Museum - their workshop space for school groups.
1997: Let's Talk Science
- their "Amazing Aviators" activity workshop.
1996: The Western Canada
Aviation Museum - their portable video kiosk for static displays.
1995: The Shearwater Aviation
Museum - to restore prop for Mk 1 Fairey Firefly.
1994: The National Aviation
Museum - to support the Women in Aviation exhibit.
to R, Victoria Dickenson (NAM) receiving the Award from CAIA Trustee
Isabel Peppler (1994)
1993: The Aerospace Museum (Calgary) - to restore a Clerget engine
for WWI Sopwith Triplane<>
1992: The Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum - for a security system
for rare artifacts.
- Bruce W. Gowans - to research history of the Prairie Air Mail
- Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - to replace signs that describe
aircraft in Museum
1990: Western Canada Aviation Museum - to upgrade Canadian Women in
1989: Harbour Grace Historical Society - preservation and upkeep of
historic Harbour Grace airfield
1988: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum - to restore and
display aircraft used in BCATP
1987: Vintage Aircraft Restorers - to assist restoration of Avro
Anson Mk I
1986: Fred Hotson, aviation historian - for book on "The Bremen"
1985: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - material for David Hunt
Aviation Resource Centre
1984: Canadian Museum of Transportation & Flight - to expand
audio-history library of interviews
1983: Western Canada Aviation Museum - portable display for Canadian
Women in Aviation Exhibit
1982: Ray Crone, aviation historian - publishing books on Western
Canada aviation history
1981: Canadian Aviation Historical Society - a chronology of Canadian
1980: Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum - a mobile exhibit: Atlantic
Canada's Aviation History
1979: EAA Canada Technical Committee - publication of "Tech News" for
a/c builders and owners
1978: National Air Museum Society - establish permanent home for
national aeronautical collection
1977: Soaring Association of Canada - participation in World Soaring
Championships in France, July 1978
- Alan C. Frosst - pilot education seminars
- Western Aviation Museum - exhibits to preserve Western Canada's
- Canadian Society of Aviation Medicine - production of a film
relating to human factors in the flight environment
- Western Canada Aviation Museum - assist with establishment of museum
of Canada's aviation history
Air Cadet Winners
Since 1994, Air Cadets have been named as recipients of Continuation
Flying Training Scholarships. Many have been sponsored by the 99s in the
memory of Isabel Peppler. Beginning in 2008, an additional award will be
presented to an Air Cadet in memory of Beryl Scudellari. Recipients include:
Pilot Training Achievement Awards:
given in memory of Isabel Peppler and Beryl Scudellari:
Lois Erika Dragoman, 784 QC
Natalie Hao-Chi Chow, 351 ON
Heather Richards, 395 AB
In memory of Isabel Peppler:
WO2 Christina Lynch, 631 Sentinel ON
WO2 Desiree Quenneville, 696 Golden Wing ON
In memory of Beryl Scudellari: F/Sgt
Heather Philpott, 807 Mt. Pearl Kinsmen NL
Catherine Hogarth, 567 Random, NL
Desiree Quenneville, 696 Blind
Carolyn Therrien, 796 LaSalle
Amelie Legault St-Amour, 739 Vallée
du Lièvre, Mont-Laurier, QC
Steven Lyall, 243 Ogopogo Squadron, Kelowna, BC
Anna Stromenberg, 3 Striker
Squadron, Alvinston, ON
Kelly Soros, 583 Coronation
Squadron, Maple Ridge, BC
Amber Blackwell, 547 Canuck Squadron, North Bay ON
Erin Chapman, 552 Cabot Squadron, North Sydney, NS
Cpl Elizabeth Calvert, 99 Lynx Squadron, Orillia ON
FSgt Megan macDonald, 397 Trenton Squadron, Trenton NS
- F. Sgt Annette Lacasse (379 Glengarry Mustangs Squadron, Alexandria, ON);
- Sgt Olivier Bourget (827 Longueuil Squadron, QC);
- F. Sgt Paul Kirvan (533 St. Albert St Squadron, Alberta);
- Sgt Pamela Muir (103 Thunderbird Squadron, N. Vancouver, BC); FSgt Tyler
Whelen (44 Sarnia Sq., ON)
- WOII Heather Edgar (27 City of London Sq; ON)
- Sgt Paolo Dal Bello (820 Milton Blue Thunder Sq, ON)
- F. Sgt Krysia Zurakowski (211 Ottawa Kiwansis Sq, ON)
- F. Sgt Emily Coffey (211 Ottawa Kiwansis Sq, ON)
- F. Sgt Sophie Furnivall (832 Twillick Sq, Ottawa, ON)
- WOII Sara Livicker (600 Starfighter Sq; Atikokan, ON)
- Sgt Maciej Hatta (820 Milton Blue Thunder Sq)
- Sgt Samantha Honig (845 Avro Arrow Sq, Bolton ON)
1997: F. Sgt Jennifer Turk (700 David Hornell Sq, Weston, ON)
1996: WOI Catherine Holder (103 Thunderbird Sq, N. Vancouver BC)
1995: WOII Anne Howard (44 Sarnia Imperial Sq)
1994: WOII Eva Dillon (188 Cobra Sq, N. York)
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