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Another Amelia Earhart mystery: Could this 1932 Essex-Terraplane have been hers?

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Jim Sommers’s 1932 Essex-Terraplane Special Sedan. Photos courtesy The Paragon Agency. On July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart disappeared somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, en route to an uninhabited patch of coral optimistically labeled as Howland Island. The disappearance of Earhart remains one of the world’s great mysteries, but now another arises linked to the famous […]

Around the World: An Interview with Amelia Rose Earhart

Amelia in command of the Pilatus PC-12NG – Photo: Amelia Rose Earhart On the 2nd of June, 1937, Amelia Earhart began her journey around the world – the one that would end somewhere over the Pacific. On June 26, 2014, Amelia Rose Earhart began her journey around the world to recreate that famous flight. [...]

Modern Amelia Earhart soars into record books

A modern-day aviatrix fulfilled a lifelong dream of completing a flight her famous namesake never did.

Another Amelia Earhart Completes Namesake’s Mission

There is another Amelia Earhart taking to the skies these days, and she just completed the mission that her namesake originally tackled. This Amelia, who is 31, posted about her proud accomplishment via Twitter and many followed along with her hashtag “#flywithamelia.” The original Earhart, of course, went missing in 1937 as she attempted to

Amelia Earhart Completes ‘Round the World Flight

Amelia Earhart, the former traffic reporter for KUSA in Denver, is back in Colorado after finishing an around the world flight. Earhart, who piloted a path similar to that of her namesake, landed in Oakland, California Friday evening. Show More Summary

5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

Two intriguing aviation-related discoveries this week: A potential clue in the mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart, and the end of another mystery—involving what Norwegians thought were UFOs. Plane Photo May Offer Big Earhart Clue : Could a long-forgotten photo snapped on a runway in Miami in 1937 before...

Woman named Amelia Earhart honors famous namesake

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

A Colorado woman is flying around the world to honor aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

Woman named Amelia Earhart honors famous namesake

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

A Colorado woman named Amelia Earhart is flying around the world in honor of her iconic namesake, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

New Evidence May Reveal Fate Of Amelia Earhart

A newly uncovered photo of Amelia Earhart’s famous Lockheed Electra has revealed a heretofore unknown detail about the ill-fated aviator’s final flight, and one researcher claims that it may finally solve the mystery of Earhart’s disappearance. Earhart, along with co-pilot Fred Noonan, vanished during an attempted round-the-world flight on July 2nd, 1937. Accepted wisdom has

73 Years Later, Amelia Earhart Flies Again

Taking after her famous aviator namesake, Amelia Rose Earhart took off Thursday to become the youngest woman to fly a single-engine airplane around the world. In spite of their nearly identical names — the original Amelia Earhart's middle name was Mary — there is no biological relation. Show More Summary

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 6.30.14

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser CNN’s Richard Quest Comes Out TVSpy Amelia Earhart Begins Around-the-World Flight Lost Remote TiVo: Binge-Watching No Longer the Exception. It’s...Show More Summary

Another Amelia Earhart is Flying Around the World

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A woman named after Amelia Earhart is flying around the world, to recreate her namesake's famous flight around the world. Read more...

Amelia Earhart's namesake lifts off to complete 1937 global flight

After 77 years, Amelia Rose Earhart, named after the legendary pilot but not related, lifted off from California Thursday for the start of her estimated 28,000-mile flight.

Amelia Earhart Begins Record-Setting Global Flight

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Amelia Rose Earhart began her round-the-world flight on Thursday morning, from the same hangar used by her namesake in 1937. In a specially-modified Pilatus PC-12NG, she flew from Oakland, California to Broomfield, Colorado.http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/meet-amelia-ro... Read more...

Amelia Earhart Begins Around-the-World Flight

Former Denver traffic reporter Amelia Earhart is now on an around-the-world flight recreating the path taken by her famous namesake. Earhart took off from Oakland yesterday for the 28,000-mile trip. Earhart, who left KUSA in January to prepare for the voyage, was featured on “NBC Nightly News” last night (watch after the jump). Show More Summary

Amelia Earhart To Attempt Flight Around The World (No, Not THAT Amelia Earhart)

Amelia Earhart of today is going to attempt the flight around the world that did not end so well for the last person with the same name to attempt the flight. Amelia Earhart 2.0, as The Inquisitr has previously referred to her, is actually Amelia Rose Earhart of Denver, a former traffic reporter at KUSA-TV

There's a new Amelia Earhart -- literally -- taking to the skies

It's 1937 all over again: Amelia Earhart just left Oakland, California, in her single engine plane, ready to circle the globe. This Amelia Earhart is no relation to the aviation pioneer who disappeared in the Pacific while attempting...Show More Summary

A modern-day Amelia Earheart (that's her name) launches 'round the world flight next week

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

In The Magazine, writer Liana Aghajanian has a feature on the Amelia Rose Earhart—yep, that's her name—who plans to fly across the world next week, like the famous aviator after whom she was named. Read the rest

Amelia Earhart’s namesake to complete historic flight

Amelia Rose Earhart, a former Denver traffic reporter with the late, legendary aviatrix's namesake, will take to the skies next week in a bid to complete the first female aviator's 1937 path around the world. If she makes it she'll also become the youngest pilot ever to do so.

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