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2014-06-26 16:20:25

Big Adventure Comes with Big Risks to Manage KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Amelia Rose Earhart takes off today to circumnavigate the globe, she faces many similarities between her flight and the one in 1937 of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122136 Both aviators will have spent the night in the same Oakland, Calif. airplane hangar before departing in an aircraft equipped with a modified fuel tank designed to...

2014-05-08 12:22:12

Amelia Earhart Tracing the Path of Her Namesake's Legendary Journey KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amelia Rose Earhart is embarking on an around-the-world flight retracing the route of her namesake. Earhart and her aircraft will be insured through policies structured and secured by Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance broker. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85866 Earhart intends to circumnavigate the globe in a Pilatus PC-12...

2014-05-05 23:00:09

Michael A. Coller, Private Investigator and author of "7 Signs of Lying", returns to California to tour historic San Francisco and downtown Los Angeles. Mr. Coller is joined by Sandra Champlain, author of the international bestseller "We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death." San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Michael A. Coller, Private Investigator and author of "7 Signs of Lying", returns to California to tour historic San...

2014-04-15 08:22:21

TROY, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The R.W. Earhart Company, an independent propane and fuel provider in Ohio, announces a new name, logo and responsive website. Formerly known as Earhart Petroleum, the rebrand celebrates the company's heritage and values, while better reflecting their expansion into other fuels. "We decided to rebrand because we wanted to share our message about the things we value in business," said co-owner and President Mike Earhart. "We have a vision to...

2014-03-12 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 12, Ric Gillespie, Executive Director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), showed aircraft debris that washed up on Nikumaroro, an uninhabited South Pacific atoll where Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are believed to have landed and ultimately perished as castaways. The debris is the subject of new materi­als analysis that may result in conclusive proof that the wreckage came...

Amelia Earhart's Electra Possibly Found Via Sonar Data
2013-06-02 05:03:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A sonar image collected off the cost of Nikumaroro Island in the Pacific Ocean contains an object that could be the wing from Amelia Earhart´s long-lost Lockheed Electra, various media outlets reported over the weekend. Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, disappeared during a flight over the Pacific in July of 1937, and Nina Golgowski of the New York Daily News reports that evidence suggests she...

81st Anniversary Of Amelia Earhart's Transatlantic Flight Observed
2013-05-22 10:57:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While May 20th may have come and gone just like any other day this year, the day stands out as a landmark date in aviation history for not one, but two events, both occurring exactly five years apart. It was 86 years ago this week that Michigan-native Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly across the Atlantic — from New York to Paris — in his Spirit of St. Louis aircraft in 33.5 hours. Lindbergh officially...

TIGHAR Video Shows Evidence Of Manmade Debris, Possibly Amelia Earhart Plane
2012-08-19 10:23:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers, who have spent years investigating the final resting place of Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra Model 10, may have gotten a big break this week when sifting through video footage from their latest expedition revealed interesting clues to the whereabouts of the famed aviator´s plane. Ric Gillespie, executive director of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), said on Friday that...


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2013-10-29 11:20:57

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer that was known for his expeditions into polar regions. He is best known for his discovery of the South Pole, being the first recognized explorer to reach the North Pole, and being the first explorer to travel along the Northwest Passage. He was born to Jens Amundsen and Hanna Sahlqvist in July of 1872. His family owned and managed a number of ships, but his mother did not want him to join the family trade, encouraging him to become a doctor. Amundsen...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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