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Tag Archives: Amelia Earhart
Happy Wright Brothers Day!
Tuesday, December 17, marks the 116th anniversary of the first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, when two brothers, Wilbur and Orville Wright, from Dayton, Ohio, forever changed the world. December 17 is now officially known as Wright Brothers … Continue reading
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Amelia Earhart in the Archives
This week marks the anniversary of the flight of Amelia Earhart as the first woman to fly as a passenger on a trans-Atlantic flight. On June 17, 1928, Earhart departed Trepassey Harbor, Newfoundland, in a Fokker F7 named Friendship with … Continue reading
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Amelia Earhart an American aviator, was the first woman to receive the U.S. distinguished Flying Cross for flying solo across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Among her many achievements, Earhart wrote books and was a faculty member at Purdue University … Continue reading
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