Amelia Earhart & the Atlantic Crossing

Amelia Earhart & the Atlantic Crossing

On June 17, 1928, 30-year-old Amelia Earhart became the first woman  to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane, with co-pilots Wilmer “Bill” Stultz and Louis “Slim” Gordon. Four years later she flew it alone, first woman to fly the Atlantic solo.


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Image (“Aviatrix, after da Vinci”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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