One of history’s greatest missing person mysteries surrounds Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan, whose plane was lost somewhere in the Pacific near Honolulu in 1937. A bunch of people calling themselves The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery now says it has more evidence supporting the claim…
A 19-by-23 inch piece of aluminum found in 1991 has now been identified as a piece of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra, "with a high degree of certainty." The famous aviatrix disappeared on July 2, 1937. The incident became one of aviation's greatest mysteries, prior to the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 this…
Amelia Rose Earhart began her round-the-world flight on Thursday morning, from the same hangar used by her namesake in 1937. In a specially-modified Pilatus PC-12NG, she flew from Oakland, California to Broomfield, Colorado.
Later this month, Amelia Rose Earhart will circumnavigate the globe to raise awareness for the Fly With Amelia foundation, which provides flight school scholarships to high school-aged girls. She talked to us about the challenges of flying around the world and what it's like to be a female pilot with a famous name.
On July 2nd, 1937, Amelia Earhart's attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world came to an abrupt end over the Pacific Ocean. She lost radio contact with Itasca, the Coast Guard ship that was serving as her radio contact, and the plane supposedly went down near the tiny atoll of Howland Island.
Amelia Earhart, the American aviatrix and first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross medal, disappeared after she stopped radio transmitting on July 2, 1937 during her attempted flight around the world. Now she's getting a movie.