Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega 5B

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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 are the engine and propeller of the Lockheed 5B Vega.

Created:

12/28/2016 2:44

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

A19670093000-NASM2018-10363

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Public Domain

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