EARHART SOLO FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1935

Amelia Earhart | Biography, Childhood, Disappearance, & Facts | Britannica

(FOX NEWS) – Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart departed on a
journey to become the first pilot to successfully fly solo
from
Hawaii
to mainland United States on this day in history, Jan.
11, 1935.

The daring flight across a vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean
had claimed the lives of 10 previous aviators. She earned
$10,000 from promoters in Hawaii for her death-defying
achievement.

Amelia Earhart: First Solo Flight from Hawaii to California

Amelia Earhart on Jan. 12, 1935, after the first Hawaii-to-California flight. She was the first pilot to succeed at flying the route.  
Amelia Earhart on Jan. 12, 1935, after the first Hawaii-to-California flight. She was the first pilot to succeed at
flying the route.

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