Amelia Earhart, leading lady of the air age

by Lillee D. Zierau

Publisher: SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 32 Downloads: 954
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  • Women -- Biography.

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A biography of the aviation pioneer who was the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 32.

Statementby Lillee D. Zierau.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
SeriesOutstanding personalities,, no. 19
LC ClassificationsTL540.E3 Z5
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5478812M
LC Control Number73190237

PREFACE TO GREATNESS. By: Captain Hilton H. Railey [A] Year ago on a world-circling flight, Amelia Earhart and Navigator Fred Noonan streaked over the tiny islands that freckle the South Pacific, [and] were not heard from sly the South Pacific guards the secret of their fate. America lost its First Lady of the Air. At age ten, Amelia saw her first airplane at the Iowa State Fair and was disappointed by its boxy, rickety frame. Little did she know that one day it would be her passion. Because her family moved a great deal, Amelia attended six different high schools before she graduated in One hundred years after Amelia Earhart took her first flight in December the search to discover her final resting place continues. Research teams from Nauticos, Rockwell Collins, Dynamic Aviation, and the national landmark vessel, Nellie Crockett, will come together in Virginia for an important experiment that may define the most optimal search area leading to the discovery of Earhart.   By , Earhart was one of the most famous women in the world: She was a best-selling author, feminist hero, faculty member at Purdue University and friend of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

- Explore Justa Writer's board "Amelia Earhart and Female Pilots" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Amelia earhart, Female pilot, Amelia pins. Surrounded by the excitement of stunt fliers and air shows, she made her first solo flight in and scraped together the money to buy her own plane. In , when Amelia Earhart was working in a settlement house in Boston, she was approached by the organizers of . “The notion of seeing images of Amelia’s leather jac feet down [disturbs] me,” says Tom Crouch, senior curator of aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum. Based on the condition of artifacts found aboard the Titanic, which came to rest in the north Atlantic at 13, feet, Crouch thinks that not only Earhart’s jacket. Roy Conyers Nesbit has a long-established reputation as a leading aviation historian. His many books include The Royal Air Force: An Illustrated History From , RAF in Camera, The Battle of Britain, The Battle For Europe, Arctic Airmen, Eyes of the RAF, The Battle of the Atlantic, Ultra Versus U-Boats, Reported Missing, The Battle for Burma and The Strike Wings.

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