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Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart
Greatest female aviator of all time
A project by:- ShreyVerma
Born July 24, 1897
Atchison,
Kansas, U.S.
Nat...
The Early Days…
 Born July 24th, 1897 in Kansas.
 Earhart was nick named Millie.
 She had no interest in flying while a...
Family
Her family consisted of Edwin her dad her
mom, amy Earhart and her sister Muriel Earhart.
Education
 Amelia Earhart graduated from Hyde park
high school.
 Trained as a nurse aid.
 She was a nurse in the milita...
Inspiration
Amelia enjoyed watching airplane stunt
shows, which were quite popular during
the 1920s. One day, after taking...
First Step Towards Aviation
By working several odd jobs and with the help
of her mother, Amelia earned the $1,000 fee to
t...
Amelia’s first plane
Six months later, she bought her own airplane, a yellow
Kinner Airster, that she dubbed "The Canary."
Turning Point
 On May of 1923, she received a pilot's
licence. On April 1928, a man called and
challenged Amelia to fly a...
First Solo Flight
 In 1928, she made her first solo trip across
the United States. The flight took twenty
hours and forty...
Amelia’s New Plane
When Amelia was 38 years old, she challenged
herself to fly around the world! She asked the
Purdue Rese...
The Final Challenge
 In 1937, as Earhart neared her 40th birthday, she was
ready for a monumental, and final, challenge. ...
Achievements
 October 22, 1922 - Broke women's altitude record
of 14,000 feet when she rose to 18,415 feet
 Fall 1929 - ...
More Achievements
 August 24-25, 1932 - First woman to fly solo
nonstop coast to coast; set women's nonstop
transcontinen...
Books by Earhart
 Amelia Earhart was a successful and heavily
promoted writer who served as aviation editor
for Cosmopoli...
Books by Earhart Contd.
 The Fun of It (1932) was a memoir of her flying
experiences and an essay on women in aviation.
...
Amelia Earhart (1897-1937)
"Courage is the price that life exacts
for granting peace,
the soul that knows it not,
knows no...
A presentation by - Shrey Verma
Class & Section - 9th “C”
Subject - English
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  1. 1. Amelia Earhart
  2. 2. Amelia Earhart Greatest female aviator of all time A project by:- ShreyVerma Born July 24, 1897 Atchison, Kansas, U.S. Nationality American Disappeared July 2, 1937 Known for Many early aviation records, including first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Spouse George P. Putnam Signature
  3. 3. The Early Days…  Born July 24th, 1897 in Kansas.  Earhart was nick named Millie.  She had no interest in flying while a child.  Amelia was a tom boy when she was young she asked for a football for Christmas.
  4. 4. Family Her family consisted of Edwin her dad her mom, amy Earhart and her sister Muriel Earhart.
  5. 5. Education  Amelia Earhart graduated from Hyde park high school.  Trained as a nurse aid.  She was a nurse in the military hospital at world war 1 and a plane flyer. Education
  6. 6. Inspiration Amelia enjoyed watching airplane stunt shows, which were quite popular during the 1920s. One day, after taking a ten minute plane ride, which cost $1, Amelia knew she had to fly.
  7. 7. First Step Towards Aviation By working several odd jobs and with the help of her mother, Amelia earned the $1,000 fee to take flying lessons in 1921. Her first instructor was nicknamed "Snooky." Ten hours of instruction and several crashes later, Amelia was ready to fly solo.
  8. 8. Amelia’s first plane Six months later, she bought her own airplane, a yellow Kinner Airster, that she dubbed "The Canary."
  9. 9. Turning Point  On May of 1923, she received a pilot's licence. On April 1928, a man called and challenged Amelia to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She said that she would. The airplane, Friendship, took off with Amelia in it.
  10. 10. First Solo Flight  In 1928, she made her first solo trip across the United States. The flight took twenty hours and forty minutes
  11. 11. Amelia’s New Plane When Amelia was 38 years old, she challenged herself to fly around the world! She asked the Purdue Research Foundation to build an all-metal, twin-engine lockheed Electra 10E.
  12. 12. The Final Challenge  In 1937, as Earhart neared her 40th birthday, she was ready for a monumental, and final, challenge. She wanted to be the first woman to fly around the world. On June 1st, Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan departed from Miami and began the 29,000-mile journey.
  13. 13. Achievements  October 22, 1922 - Broke women's altitude record of 14,000 feet when she rose to 18,415 feet  Fall 1929 - Elected as an official for National Aeronautic Association  May 20-21, 1932 - First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
  14. 14. More Achievements  August 24-25, 1932 - First woman to fly solo nonstop coast to coast; set women's nonstop transcontinental speed record  April l9 - 20, 1935 - First person to fly solo from Los Angeles to Mexico City.  The first person to solo from Hawaii to California, in 1935
  15. 15. Books by Earhart  Amelia Earhart was a successful and heavily promoted writer who served as aviation editor for Cosmopolitan magazine from 1928 to 1930.  20 Hrs., 40 Min. (1928) was a journal of her experiences as the first woman passenger on a transatlantic flight.
  16. 16. Books by Earhart Contd.  The Fun of It (1932) was a memoir of her flying experiences and an essay on women in aviation.  Last Flight (1937) featured the periodic journal entries she sent back to the United States during her world flight attempt, Compiled by her husband GP Putnam after she disappeared over the Pacific, many historians consider this book to be only partially Earhart's original work.
  17. 17. Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) "Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace, the soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things."
  18. 18. A presentation by - Shrey Verma Class & Section - 9th “C” Subject - English

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