Amelia Earhart and the Autogiro

Ask an Expert Live

March 21, 2018 | 12:30pm
Presented Online

In 1931, Amelia Earhart set records and barnstormed across the country in a type of aircraft Americans had not seen before. In this week's Ask an Expert Live, find out what connection Earhart had to this unusual aircraft, what it meant for her career, and how it figured into the creation of the modern helicopter.

Tune in on Facebook Live.

Planning to attend in-person? Meet in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Filght Gallery. 


Every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. we will go live on the National Air and Space Museum Facebook page with an Ask an Expert talk. We’ll select a different aviation or space topic each week, and a Museum staff member will discuss the history, stories, or personalities related to a specific artifact or exhibition in the Museum. Tune in on Facebook Live each week to join the talk and ask our experts questions.

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