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User currently offlinevarigb707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (2 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1589 times:

Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart 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. Wikipedia
Born: July 24, 1897, Atchison
Died: July 2, 1937, Howland Island
Spouse: George P. Putnam (m. 1931–1937)
Education: Hyde Park High School (1916), Central High School, Columbia University, Penn State Abington
Books: The Fun of It, 20 Hrs., 40 Min.
Nicknames: Lady Lindy, Meeley, Millie



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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10910 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1554 times:

Happy birthday Amelia Earhart - one of my heros from my young age

This is your song - a beautiful song about you

The Country Gentlemen - Amelia Earhart's Last Flight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJwKEjDNDss

Farewell First Lady of the Air

     

born July 24, 1897; missing July 2, 1937, declared legally dead January 5, 1939) was a noted American aviation pioneer and author.[1] [N 1] Earhart was the first woman to receive the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross,[3] awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.[4] She set many other records,[2] wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.[5] Earhart joined the faculty of the world-famous Purdue University aviation department in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. She was also a member of the National Woman's Party, and an early supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment.

During an attempt to make a circumnavigational flight of the globe in 1937 in a Purdue-funded Lockheed Model 10 Electra, Earhart disappeared over the central Pacific Ocean near Howland Island. Fascination with her life, career and disappearance continues to this day

Amelia Earhart Last flight video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll_3lxO1vUQ

The Skies are now yours - RIP

  



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