The Amelia Earhart Birthplace in Atchison, Kansas was given to the Ninety Nines in 1984.
The organization remained loosely structured for two years, until Amelia Earhart became their first elected president in 1931.
In 1942, a United States Liberty ship named the SS Amelia Earhart was launched.
Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic on June 18-19, 1928.
Amelia Earhart was a widely-known celebrity during her lifetime.
In 1937 Amelia Earhart, just shy of her 40th birthday, had sought a final challenge.
Amelia Earhart is best known as the first female to make a transatlantic flight.
Little-known at the time, Amelia Earhart was selected by Putnam and introduced as "Lady Lindy."
Charter members along with Amelia Earhart included Fay Gillis Wells, Ila Loetscher, Phyllis Fleet, Candis Hall, Louise Thaden, Ruth Nichols, and Mildred Stinaff.
Amelia Earhart was an accomplished and articulate writer who served as aviation editor for Cosmopolitan times magazine from 1928 to 1930.
Childhood in the Midwest. Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897, the daughter of Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. Until she was twelve she lived with her wealthy maternal grandparents, Alfred and Amelia Harres Otis, in Atcheson, Kansas, where she attended a private school.
January 3, 1921 – Began flying lessons with Neta Snook.July 1921 – Bought first plane, the Kinner Airster (named “The Canary”)October 22, 1922 – Broke women's altitude record when she rose to 14,000 feet.June 17-18, 1928 – First woman to fly across the Atlantic; 20hrs 40min (Fokker F7, Friendship)More items...
Earhart was the 16th woman to be issued a pilot's license. She had several notable flights, including becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928 as well as the first person to fly over both the Atlantic and Pacific.Aug 31, 2017
Amelia Earhart: 115 Years Old Today. As the world marks the aviator's birthday, researchers analyze data gleaned during a search for her plane. By Rossella Lorenzi. Amelia Earhart, the aviation pioneer who vanished over the Pacific 75 years ago, would have been 115 today.Jul 24, 2012
Earhart's Last Takeoff. Presented here is the only known motion-picture film of Amelia Earhart's departure from Lae, New Guinea on the morning of July 2, 1937. This was the last time Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan were seen alive.
Eighty years ago this week on June 18, 1928, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic as a passenger aboard a Fokker tri-motor aircraft that was piloted by Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon. This image shows Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937.Jun 19, 2008
Taking off from Wheeler Field, on Oahu, Hawaii, on January 11, 1935, and reaching Oakland, California, the next day, Amelia Earhart achieved a milestone. She was the first person to fly solo between Hawaii and the continental United States.Jan 11, 2012