Amelia Earhart

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1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. http://www.hipswap.com/antiques/amelia-earhart-luggage-obo

Amelia Earhart is noted as an aviation pioneer being the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross which she was awarded as the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Amelia Earhart...flew planes and broke records, taught at Purdue University ( where they built her her own runway!) and guess what she taught?...women's studies!  WAY before anyone else had even thought of it!  Kudos to Purdue University for their forward thinking!, She wrote numerous  books about her flights thst were published by her husband M. Putnam of Putnam Books, designed clothing for Abercrombie and Fitch! She was an adventurer in every sense of the word!

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Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Amelia Earhart; July 24, 1897 – disappeared 1937) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences (from Wikipedia). Image: http://www.enlomio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Amelia-Earhart.jpg

Is this the debris field from Amelia Earhart's plane?

Amelia Earhart’s plane may have been spotted in a grainy sonar image taken by researchers working with The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR). The sonar image was taken .

Amelia Earhart--Atchinson, Kansas, aviator

Being the Co-Pilot of the Story

Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean…

Mystery solved? American teacher claims to have 'the key' to Amelia Earhart…

Mystery solved? American teacher claims to have 'the key' to Amelia Earhart disappearance

amelia earhart - the outfit

Amelia Earhart dons a Driving Car Coat in Leather to stay warm. Her Goggles, Leather Cap, and pose all speak of adventure in aviation!

Amelia Earhart, 1931  • photo by Edward Steichen - I  think her life story is interesting. Will we ever know the whole story?  Iris Wilson

Edward STEICHEN :: Amelia Earhart, 1931 "Women, like men, should try to do the impossible.

Amelia EarhartThe first woman to fly across the Atlantic tragically disappeared in 1937 on what was meant to be a globe-circling flight. She accomplished a larger mission, dramatically expanding the world's notions of how high a woman can soar.

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Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend, Katherine V. Dillon & Donald M. Goldstein -An impressive account of one of the most exciting, adventurous women, whose disappearance remains a mystery to this day.

In May 1937, Amelia Earhart embarked on the most ambitious and dangerous flight of her career: an attempt to fly around the world at the Equator. Six weeks later, she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared without a trace somewhere in the South Pacific.

Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan (Batavia, Java. 1937)

Amelia Earhart's Disappearance

Tragic: Amelia Earhart leans on the propeller on the right wing engine on her airplane. Ea...

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 1897 – disappeared July was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Amelia Mary Earhart (1897-1937) was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

a ghost of aviation She was swallowed by the sky Or by the sea, like me she had a dream to fly Like Icarus ascending On beautiful foolish arms Amelia, it was just a false alarm’ Joni Mitchell - Amelia

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