Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B

Amelia Earhart Lockheed Vega 5B aircraft in museum

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Amelia Earhart set two of her many aviation records in this bright red Lockheed 5B Vega. In 1932 she flew it alone across the Atlantic Ocean, then flew it nonstop across the United States-both firsts for a woman. Amelia Earhart bought this 5B Vega in 1930 and called it her "Little Red Bus."

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