Notorious as the vicinity from which Amelia Earhart made her final distress calls, the equatorial Pacific between Hawaii and Fiji is becoming a little safer—at least for marine life.
The U.S. Navy reports two of their supply ships, USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) and USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) collided today as they were beginning an underway replenishment [...] The post Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Growing from a private car collection to the eclectic vehicle collection that exists today, the Forney Transportation Museum in Denver, Colorado contains such oddities as Amelia Earhart's car, a bashed up Herbie the Love Bug, and one of the world's largest steam locomotives, all brought to "life" by aging, dead-eyed mannequins. Show More Summary
?Explorer Josh Gates sets out on a global journey in pursuit of answers to some of the world’s most puzzling stories. Two-Hour Series Premiere Investigates Amelia Earhart, Unearthing Potentially Groundbreaking New Evidence in Fiji –Thursday, January 8 at 9:00 p.m. Show More Summary
A possible piece of Amelia Earhart's plane and a centuries-old virus found in an unsavory place make the list: Is This a Piece of Amelia's Plane? : A team that's been investigating the disappearance of Amelia Earhart says it identified a piece of metal retrieved in 1991 as being from her...
News and notes from around the interweb: Bone up on your Spirit Airlines knowlewdge: They charge a ‘passenger usage fee’ for booking online which is funny, since they supposedly axed their ‘web convenience fee’ back in 2008. Sneaky!Show More Summary
A piece of aircraft debris found on a remote South Pacific atoll is reinforcing speculation that a sonar anomaly detected in 2012 just off the island is in fact the lost aircraft of Amelia [...] The post Has a Piece of Amelia Earhart’s Missing Plane Been Found? appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record...Show More Summary
The hunt for Amelia Earhart's lost plane will continue next summer. An underwater "anomaly" detected off the coast of the tiny Pacific atoll Nikumaroro could be the wreckage of Earhart's aircraft, as it is the right size and in the right...Show More Summary
On July 2, 1937, American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was attempting to circumnavigate the globe in a modified twin-engine Lockheed Electra 10E when she -- and her navigator, Fred Noonan -- mysteriously disappeared in the middle of the Pacific, near Howland Island. Show More Summary
Researchers had tried for 23 years to connect this piece of metal to Amelia Earhart's disappearance. They finally think they've proven it was part of her plane. The post Why It Took 23 Years to Link Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance to This Scrap of Metal appeared first on WIRED.
Nobody really knows what happened to Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan in 1937, when they attempted to circumnavigate the world by plane. We have a pretty good sense that Earhart’s plane disappeared somewhere southwest of Hawaii, but outside of that we don’t know much. The...
Where is Amelia Earhart? It is a mystery as elusive as the Loch Ness Monster and the subject of 77 years of intense scrutiny and speculation.
Researchers at The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) revealed that a piece from Amelia Earhart’s vanished aircraft has been identified in Nikumaroro, an atoll in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati. This is the first time that an artifact from the wreckage has been directly linked to Earhart’s last expedition, in which she [...]Show More Summary
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In 1937, Amelia Earhart’s plane, the aluminium-clad Electra, disappeared somewhere over the Pacific during the course of her global circumnavigation attempt. Now, 77 years later, historians and aviation experts are confident they have found a part of her downed aircraft. More »
A fragment from Amelia Earhart’s plane may bring researchers one step closer to solving her mysterious disappearance. After 77 years of searching, researchers announced they are one big step closer to knowing where aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her plane ended up. Show More Summary
A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator. Read more...
Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified A fragment of Amelia Earhart’s lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator. New research strongly suggests that a piece [...]