Amelia Earhart and Her Airplane Earhart with her custom-built Lockheed Electra 10E, built to her specifications, which she planned to fly around the world. Wikipedia An aviation history society plans to launch a new search for Amelia Earhart's lost airplane, and it's apparently piqued the interest of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She was set to meet today with historians and scientists from The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, which is starting a new search in June, according to the AP. Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared July 2, 1937, while attempting to fly a custom-built Lockheed Electra plane around the world. The plane disappeared en route from New Guinea to Howland Island, and no wreckage was ever found. The aircraft group believes the pair landed on the remote island of Nikumaroro, in what is now the Pacific nation of Kiribati, and survived for a while; apparently previous...
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