Regularly Scheduled Meetings

Calendar Regular Meeting/Dinner
2nd Thursday of the month
1630 Nov-Mar: 1700 Apr-Oct at Grizzly Bend, Malmstrom AFB
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Welcome to Big Sky Flight # 99!

CHARTERED ON 16 JANUARY, 1992

History of Big Sky Flight 99:

The Flight was chartered in 1992 by Colonel Richard C. Marr and the following Charter Members:
Lt Col George W. Dorris, Lt Col James R. Pugh III, Lt Col Laurel L. Statham, Lt Col Richard C. Wirth, Maj Richard E.E. Antaya, Maj Michael L. Eberle, Maj Daniel R. Simmons, Capt Gregory A. Kern, Capt Kelly S. Kiernan, Capt. Joseph L. Kuberka, Capt. Charles C. Mau, and Capt John R. McDonald.

The Flight meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Grizzly Bend Club on Malmstrom Air Force Base. Social Hour begins in the Club lounge at 1700 Hours (Apr-Oct), or 1630 Hours (Nov-Mar). Dinner follows one hour later in the Flight 99 Daedalian Room.

On some occasions we begin our evenings at the Operations Facility of the 40th Helicopter Squadron, also on Malmstrom AFB, before proceeding to the Grizzly Bend.

Membership dues for Big Sky Flight 99 are $24 per year.

Flight Captain's Remarks, September 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
We had a very nice turnout with 33 people in attendance at our September meeting. There were several guests present, including our guest speaker, Brigadier General (Ret.) R. G. Head and his wife, ...
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Flight Captain's Remarks August 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
Well, our two DFTS flight training candidates have been certified, frocked (flight jackets) and are on their ways in their flying careers. Bryce Brinkman is now attending Rocky and is enrolled in ...
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Flight Captain's Remarks July 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
We had a really good turnout in July, considering the heat, wind and the smoke. The dinners were well received. I think that for the price, Good Eats is a much better deal than was Golden Corral....
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Flight Captain's Remarks June 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
Twenty of Montana's finest Big Sky Flight Daedalians gathered for a social hour, dinner, a short meeting, and finally Mike Buck’s presentation regarding the recent National Convention in DC. You c...
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Flight Captain's Remarks, May 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
The May meeting was a success, with a combined 43 members and guests attending. Although there was no “formal” meeting, we did discuss several items: first, we all recognized that we had missed n...
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Flight Captain's Remarks, April 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
19 members of Flight 99 gathered at Malmstrom’s Grizzly Bend for an enjoyable and very informative evening. We had five “no shows” for dinner. If you wind up unable to attend, just let us know AS...
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Flight Captain's Remarks, March 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
At our March meeting we were finally able to induct Lieutenant Colonel Jeff “Chef” Carlton into our Order. During the ceremony, Chef wore the green blazer of our departed member, Dick Munro. We ...
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Flight Captain's Remarks, February 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
Our weather was once again the limiting factor for our attendance. The people who are located west of the divide didn't- and with very good reason- want to take on the high winds and drifting snow...
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Flight Captain's Remarks, January 2017
Posted by: Michael Buck
We had a good meeting, with 15 members and one guest present. After a run of poor weather we finally caught a nice day locally. Storms in the surrounding areas, however, affected our numbers. The...
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