Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B

Tail of red Amelia Earhart Lockheed Vega 5B aircraft with "NR-7952" and lockheed logo in black

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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. Highlighted in this image is the rudder of the Lockheed 5B Vega. Painted on the rudder is NR-7952.

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