Amelia EarhartAmelia Mary Earhart was born in July 24 1897Atchison, KansasAmelia & her sister Pidge were very close as theyloved to play togetherAs a young girl she loved the outdoors she wouldclimb trees & loads more, but she was also fond ofreading
Amelias educationAmelia was educatedat home but when sheturned 12 she went toa public schoolAmelia graduatedfrom Hyde Park HighSchool in 1916
FlyingOn December 28, 1920, Earhart andher father visited an airfieldwhere Frank Hawks brought herfor a spin in his small lightaircraft that would foreverchange Earharts"By the time I had got two or life. three hundred feet off the ground," she said, "I knew I had to fly." After that she immediately became determined to learn to fly
marriageFor a while Earhart was engaged to Samuel Chapman, a chemical engineer, breaking off her engagement on November 23, 1928. After her engagement Earhart and Putnam had spent a great deal of time together George P. Putnam, who was known as GP, was divorced in 1929 and proposed Earhart six times before she finally agreed
plan• Early in 1936, Earhart started to plan a round- the-world flight. On St. Patricks Day, March 17, 1937, Earhart and her crew flew the first leg from Oakland, California to Honolulu, Hawaii. The flight resumed three days later from Luke Field with Earhart, Noonan and Manning and during the takeoff run, Earhart made a mistake. This time flying west to east, the second attempt began with an unpublicized flight from Oakland to Miami, Florida and after arriving there Earhart publicly announced her plans to circumnavigate the globe
Fred Noonan was Earharts only crew member for the second flight. They departed Miami on June 1 and after numerous stops in South America, Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, arrived at Lae, New Guinea on June 29, 1937. At this stage about 35,000 km of the journey had been completed. The remaining On July 2, 1937 (midnight 11,000 km would all be over the Pacific. GMT) Earhart and Noonan / took off from Lae in theheavily loaded Electra. Their intended destination was Howland Island Through aseries of misunderstandingsor errors the final approach to Howland Island using radio navigation was not successful.
loston July 2, 1937 (aged 39) Amelia Earhart disappeared also along with fred Noonan Pacific Ocean, en route to Howland IslandAt 7:42 am Earhart radioed "We must be on you, but cannot see you—but gas is running low. Have been unable to reach you by radio. We are flying at 1,000 feet."
rumours• In November 2006, the National Geographic Channel aired episode two of the Undiscovered History series about a claim that Earhart survived the world flight, moved to New Jersey, changed her name, remarried and became