Amelia Earhart - 1st woman to receive the US Distinguished Flying Cross, multiple aviation record-holder, 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic

Amelia Earhart - 1st woman to receive the US Distinguished Flying Cross, multiple aviation record-holder, 1st aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic

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 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.

Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1935. Inspired by Earhart’s example, Roosevelt wanted to obtain a pilot’s license, although her husband rejected the idea. Earhart was a frequent visitor to the White House and was likewise influenced by Roosevelt. She supported the first lady’s efforts to improve the lives of working women and joined her campaign to promote world peace.

Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1935. Inspired by Earhart’s example, Roosevelt wanted to obtain a pilot’s license, although her husband rejected the idea. Earhart was a frequent visitor to the White House and was likewise influenced by Roosevelt. She supported the first lady’s efforts to improve the lives of working women and joined her campaign to promote world peace.

115th birthday of Amelia Mary Earhart, a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Amelia Earhart Gets Google Logo For 115th Birthday

115th birthday of Amelia Mary Earhart, a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

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

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

The world's most famous female aviator  disappeared in 1937, as she  attempted to become the first woman to fly around the world. With her  navigator, Fred Noonan, her Lockheed Electra was last heard from about  100 miles from the tiny Pacific atoll, Howland Island, on July 2, 1937.  President Roosevelt authorized an immediate search; no trace was ever  found.

The world's most famous female aviator disappeared in 1937, as she attempted to become the first woman to fly around the world. With her navigator, Fred Noonan, her Lockheed Electra was last heard from about 100 miles from the tiny Pacific atoll, Howland Island, on July 2, 1937. President Roosevelt authorized an immediate search; no trace was ever found.

A newly found photo suggests the US pilot died in Japanese custody, not in a crash in the Pacific.  Expert on Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan debunks.

Amelia Earhart: Does photo show she died a Japanese prisoner?

A newly found photo suggests the US pilot died in Japanese custody, not in a crash in the Pacific. Expert on Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan debunks.

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