The "Friendship" in Flight, with Amelia Earhart and Crew, Seen from the S. S. America, June 18, 1928

Summary

Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, but only as a passenger. Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon did the actual piloting. The trio made their crossing in a Fokker F.VII Tri-Motor named Friendship. Their successful flight took them from Trepassey Harbour, Newfoundland, to Burry Port, South Wales, in 20 hours and 40 minutes.

Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, but only as a passenger. Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon did the actual piloting. The trio made their crossing in a Fokker F.VII Tri-Motor named Friendship. Their successful flight took them from Trepassey Harbour, Newfoundland, to Burry Port, South Wales, in 20 hours and 40 minutes.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

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