The first women to fly around the Atlantic Ocean solo!
Amelia with her goggles.
Amelia starring into the distance!
Amelia with her plane!
Amelia smiles because she is with her plane!
A quote Amelia made up!
The most difficult thing is the decision to act the rest is merely tenacity.......
Amelia Earhart Disappears (1937)
Interesting fact about Amelia Earhart
- IN 1922, Amelia Earhart set an unofficial world record by flying at an altitude of 14,000 feet!
- In 1930, Amelia Earhart broke the women flying speed record, reaching 181.18mph!!
- Earhart had such an impression on public that people often wrote and told her about naming babies, lakes and even homing pigeons "Amelia."
- Earhart met Orville Wright at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in 1937, the same year she disappeared.
- Earhart refused to don typical flying gear -she wore a suit or dress instead of the "high-bread aviation togs," a close-fitting hat instead of a helmet, didn't put on her goggles until she taxied to the end of the field and removed them immediately upon landing.