Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart vanished during an attempt to fly around the world.  Newspaper article struggles with and discusses possibilities  of what happened in those final moments as she flew across the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937

Howland Island was only miles long, half a mile wide & over miles away (a series of radio contacts indicate that Earhart & Noonan could not locate the island) (New York Daily News, 3 July

Amelia Earhart Pictures - Biography.com   Amelia Earhart with arms spread in front of her plane, ca. February 12, 1937. George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, Courtesy of Purdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections.

Amelia Earhart with arms spread in front of her plane, ca. February George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers, Courtesy of Purdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections.

Amelia Earhart's pilot license (May 16, 1923)...her story is so very tragic.Another historic "if only".

On this day in aviation history: In 1923 a pilot is granted a license – but not just ANY pilot. The National Aeronautic Association of the United States grants pilot’s license No. 6017 to Amelia Mary Earhart.

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The history of aviation is littered with mysterious disappearances like that of MH370.

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?

July 1897 – disappeared 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.

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.

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