Aug. 24, 1932. Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a non-stop flight across the U.S., traveling from Los Angeles to Newark, NJ, in just over 19 hours.

Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

poem of the day and tribute to Amelia Earhart: Voices of the Air by Katherine Mansfield

poem of the day and tribute to Amelia Earhart: Voices of the Air by Katherine Mansfield

Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Amelia EarhartThe first woman to fly across the Atlantic tragically disappeared in 1937 on what was meant to be a globe-circling flight. She accomplished a larger mission, dramatically expanding the world's notions of how high a woman can soar.

125 Most Influential Women

Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend, Katherine V. Dillon & Donald M. Goldstein -An impressive account of one of the most exciting, adventurous women, whose disappearance remains a mystery to this day.

"Adventure is worthwhile in itself." - Amelia Earhart / See Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC

"Adventure is worthwhile in itself." - Amelia Earhart Quotes / See Earhart's Lockheed Vega at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC

Mystery solved? American teacher claims to have 'the key' to Amelia Earhart…

Mystery solved? American teacher claims to have 'the key' to Amelia Earhart disappearance

Amelia Earhart--Atchinson, Kansas, aviator

Being the Co-Pilot of the Story

Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Amelia Earhart, 1931  • photo by Edward Steichen - I  think her life story is interesting. Will we ever know the whole story?  Iris Wilson

Edward STEICHEN :: Amelia Earhart, 1931 "Women, like men, should try to do the impossible.

"Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying." - Amelia Earhart

Stop Worrying

Today’s Inspiration, “Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” – Amelia Earhart Portrait of Amelia used in this image was found via USA.

"Lady Lindy", Amelia Earhart 1887-1937.

Amelia Earhart Picture Gallery

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.

Amelia Earhart - first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

Amelia Earhart - first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

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.

Amelia Mary Earhart (1897-1937) 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.

a ghost of aviation She was swallowed by the sky Or by the sea, like me she had a dream to fly Like Icarus ascending On beautiful foolish arms Amelia, it was just a false alarm’ Joni Mitchell - Amelia

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