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• The objective
to show the
ts and life of
one of the
Full Name: Amelia Mary Earhart.
Spouse: George P. Putnam.
Birth Place: Atchison, Kansas.
Born: July 24, 1897.
Sibling: Grace Muriel Earhart.
Parents: Father- Samuel Edwin
Mother- Amelia Otis Earhart.
College: Columbia University.
The Early Days…
• Born July 24th, 1897 in Kansas
• She had no interest in flying while a
• When Amelia was 10 years old, she
saw her first plane "It was a thing
of rusty wire and wood and looked
not at all interesting.”
The Thrill of Flying.
• Then she took her first
flight…"By the time I had
got two or three hundred
feet off the ground," she
said, "I knew I had to fly."
October 22, 1922 - Broke women's
altitude record when she rose to 14,000
Fall 1929 - Elected as an official for
National Aeronautic Association
May 20-21, 1932 - First woman to fly
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
June 1, 1937 - Began flight around the world
When Amelia was little she and
a group of girls got together
and built a mini roller coaster in
Amelia ’ s backyard. The first
roller coaster was a failure but
Amelia did not give up she kept
on trying and eventually she
made a miniature roller coaster.
Amelia was called “One of the
best women pilots in the United
States” by the Boston Globe.
Amelia set a record altitude for
women, it was 14,000 feet.
Amelia set a world altitude
record of 18,415 feet. Amelia
was the 16th woman to be
issued a pilots license.
Amelia became the Vice
President of the Aeronautical
Society ’ s Boston Chapter.
Finally, Amelia most popular
flight, Amelia was trying to go
all the world. That attempt was
baffled when her plane was
somehow lost and never found.
• Amelia’s achievements
span throughout her
• Numerous of her records
stood for many years
• Amelia paved the way for
female pilots around the world
• She changed how people viewed
women and flight
• Despite having to attend six
different high schools, she was able
to graduate on time.
• Earhart was called "Lady Lindy"
because her features resembled
that of Charles Lindbergh.
• The United States government
spent $4 million looking for
Earhart, which made it the most
costly and intensive air and sea
search in history at that time.
• She left California on May
"I have a feeling that there is
just about one more good
flight left in my system and I
hope this trip is it. Anyway
when I have finished this job,
I mean to give up long-
• It has been determined that
the plane went down some 35-
100 miles off the coast of
• A life raft was stowed on board
but no trace has ever been
found the raft.
Search and Rescue
• President Roosevelt authorized a
search of 9 naval ships and 66
aircraft at an estimated cost of
over $4 million. On July 18 the
search was abandoned by ships in
the Howland area.
I hope you have learned a lot
about Amelia Earhart, the
female aviator. This project has
made me realize how hard life
was for women and how lucky I
am to be in this day and age.