Amelia Earhart Kelsey Black

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean. She was born July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She was pronounced dead January 5, 1939. She had a sister name Muriel who is two years younger than her. They both enjoyed being adventurists and going outside and they both had a great imagination.

Amelia first entered a public school when she was 12 years old. Before that she was homeschooled with her sister. In 1915 Amelia and her sister and her mother moved to Chicago and Amelia and Muriel went to the high school there. Amelia then graduated college at Columbia University in New York

Some of Amelia's records are: Women's world altitude record: 14,000 (1922), First women to fly the Atlantic Ocean (1928), First women to fly an autogyro (1931), Etc. Earhart's accomplishments in aviation inspired A generation of female aviators, more than 1000 women pilots of the women airforce service pilots (WASP) who ferried military aircraft, towed gliders, flew target practice aircraft, and served as transport pilots during World War II. Earhart is also known as a feminist icon.

Quote: "Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price."



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