Researchers Say They Have Found A Piece Of Amelia Earhart's Plane

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… » 10/29/14 3:34pm 10/29/14 3:34pm

Amelia Earhart Begins Record-Setting Global Flight

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. » 6/27/14 2:16pm 6/27/14 2:16pm

Researchers May Have Found Amelia Earhart's Plane for Real This Time

Your never-ending thirst to figure out where in the world Amelia Earhart disappeared to has a new twist: The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) has used sonar imaging to identify a location they believe is where Earhart's plane crashed in 1937, off of Gardner Island (now called Nikumaroro),… » 5/30/13 5:50pm 5/30/13 5:50pm

It's Time To Stop Looking For Amelia Earhart

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. » 7/24/12 1:20pm 7/24/12 1:20pm

American Aviatrix Amelia Earhart Gets Biopic

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. » 7/17/09 1:00pm 7/17/09 1:00pm