Earhart, Amelia; Lockheed Model 5C Vega Special (6th Earhart Aircraft, NR-965Y). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Full-length view of Amelia Earhart posed standing informally beside Lockheed Vega which is being fueled by two mechanics on the top of the wing; this is probably her Lockheed Vega 5C (r/n NR-965Y, the aircraft in which she made her Hawaii to Oakland solo flight January 11-12, 1935), seen on the ground at Hickham Field, Hawaii. One-half left rear view, close up, of aircraft.

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Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Subject

Earhart, Amelia 1897-1937

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Date

1/11/1935

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00158029

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