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Old 25 June 2014, 06:03 PM
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Airplane Amelia Earhart to start global flight

Amelia Rose Earhart is attempting to complete the flight of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart.

In 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean attempting to go around the world.

(They're not related.)
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Old 25 June 2014, 06:04 PM
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I see the beginnings of another HMS Friday legend.
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Old 25 June 2014, 08:23 PM
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With a name like Amelia Earhart, I guess the idea of doing something like this, must come up. That is why none of the Booths have named any children John Wilkes lately. I hope

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Old 25 June 2014, 11:07 PM
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At least her co-pilot's name isn't Fred Noonan.
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Old 25 June 2014, 11:22 PM
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Or Wrong Way Corrigan.
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Old 25 June 2014, 11:43 PM
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Or even Wrong Way Feldman.
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Old 26 June 2014, 02:47 AM
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Maybe those investigators will quit twisting bits of old combs and some old story about some bones into "evidence" of the first Earhart. Here she is, investigators! We found her!
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Old 26 June 2014, 04:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Horse Chestnut View Post
Or Wrong Way Corrigan.
Well, his navigation "error" was most likely intentional. He had been denied permission to make a transatlantic flight but went and did it anyway, and then claimed it was a mistake.
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Old 26 June 2014, 09:04 PM
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Amelia Earhart vs. the Dancing Bear
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