June 29, 2022
Amelia Earhart
History

5/20/1932: First Female Solo Transatlantic Flight

This is how Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic in 1932.

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Airports

Amelia Earhart Museum to Feature Last Lockheed Electra 10-E

The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum is set to begin construction of its new exhibit as its capital campaign draws closer to its US$15m target.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Lockheed Model 10 Electra

Today in Aviation, the Lockheed Model 10 Electra took to the skies for the first time in 1994. US Test pilot Marshall Headle was at the controls.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Earhart’s First Hawaii Solo Flight

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, iconic aviator Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo between Hawaii and the US mainland in 1935. Using her trusty Lockheed 5C Vega aircraft, she departed Honolulu’s Wheeler Field just before 17:00 local time bound for Oakland, California. The 2,408-mile crossing took her nearly 19 hours to complete. […]

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