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Why you’ve heard of Amelia Earhart, but no other great woman pilots

We all know who Amelia Earhart is -- the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Think for a moment about why you know that. You probably can't name the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean, or the first woman to circumnavigate the entire planet in an airplane by herself...

Read Amelia Earhart's 1933 Advice To A Teen Girl Who Wanted To Be A Pilot

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

An encouraging letter Amelia Earhart wrote to a 13-year-old female fan in 1933 has resurfaced in 2016. The note, in which Earhart gives some solid advice to a teen who hopes to become a pilot, is currently for sale with the Philadelphia-based Raab Collection. Show More Summary

Amelia Earhart's Cautiously Optimistic 1933 Advice to an Aspiring Female Pilot 

In this 1933 letter, Amelia Earhart took time to advise 13-year-old aviation enthusiast June Pierson, of Detroit, on strategies for successes in the nascent industry. The letter, which has been in a private collection since it was sent,...Show More Summary

Inspiring Letter from Amelia Earhart to 13-Year-Old Girl Goes on Sale for $15K

If you’ve got an extra $15,000 lying around, perhaps you’d like to spend it on a motivational poster in the form of a letter from Amelia Earhart. In 1933, the pioneering female pilot wasn’t too cool to write back to her fans, and responded to 13-year-old June Pierson who asked for advice on how to break into the aviation industry. Read more...

New Book Claims Amelia Earhart Lived To 86, Worked As Spy

last monthNews : Huffington Post

It is generally assumed that aviator Amelia Earhart died in 1937 after her plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Pacific Ocean somewhere between New Guinea and California. However, a new book, "Amelia Earhart: Beyond The Grave"Show More Summary

Book: Amelia Earhart Was a Spy, Lived to Be 86

On July 2, 1937, record-setting aviator Amelia Earhart, along with navigator Fred Noonan, likely ran out of fuel and crashed into the Pacific Ocean somewhere between New Guinea and California and disappeared forever, according to the Smithsonian. Not so, says writer WC Jameson. In Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave, out...

Amelia Earhart Back On-Air in Denver

Earhart left in 2014 for an around-the-world flight in honor of her namesake.

Hillary Clinton’s often-told story that NASA rejected her childhood dream of becoming an astronaut

“Now, some of you may know that when I was a little girl growing up in Illinois, I was interested in all kinds of stories about women. And my mother … actually told me about Amelia Earhart. And then when we decided, under President Kennedy’s leadership, that our nation was going to go to the […]

HerStory Quiz: All-female pilots club

What was Amelia Earhart’s International Organization of Women Pilots called?

HerStory Quiz: Amelia Earhart flies solo

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

HerStory Quiz: Amelia Earhart's first flight

Amelia Earhart was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a plane as a navigator.

Liv Tyler Teams Up with David Beckham for Belstaff's Latest Fashion Film

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

Liv Tyler has been announced as the new womenswear ambassador for Belstaff following its spring/summer 2016 presentation at London Fashion Week. The actress follows in the footsteps of Amelia Earhart, who fronted the brand in the 1920s. She will be the face of a multi-platform marketing campaign... Continue reading

Despite a Constant Plague of Gremlins, This Lady Earned 104 Aviation Records

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Everyone has heard of the daring Amelia Earhart, but her British piloting peer Sheila Scott did her part to bust boundaries for ladies in aeronautics. Along with her numerous speed records and first flights, Scott helped NASA prove it could use satellites to track the location of airplanes. Read more...

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. –Kevin Kruse Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. Show More Summary

Wide-Eyed in the Sky

Here’s Amelia Rose Earhart, namesake of the famous aviator and former traffic reporter in Denver, Colorado. If there’s a fender-bender slowing traffic, Amelia’s there to tell you about it… … that is, if her co-pilot would stop circling over the five-dog butt sniffing pileup at the dog park. Via Reddit.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Pups

Amelia Earhart Search Crew Loses Its Final Member

The last living crew member of the aircraft carrier that led the original hunt for Amelia Earhart died last month in California at the age of 99, only a few days shy of the 78th anniversary of the doomed search. The USS Lexington, on which Walter Kastner did administrative and...

Amelia Earhart on Sticking Up for Yourself, in a Remarkable Letter of Advice to Her Younger Sister

7 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"Adult human beings owe as much to themselves as to others, for by asserting individual rights, the baser natures of those who have them are held in check."

Five Seconds Can Change Your Life, if You Follow this Rule

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” - Amelia Earhart. The post Five Seconds Can Change Your Life, if You Follow this Rule appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Famous Prostitute, Air Force Amy Says She Should Be On The New $10 Bill

Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, Eleanor Roosevelt… Air Force Amy? The famous Bunny Ranch prostitute is making a case for her image to appear on the new $10 bill. Amy, who works at the famous brothel in Carson City, Nevada, says she is everything that the Treasury Department is looking for. “The Treasury Department has said […]

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