EAA Sport Aviation Magazine’s June Article ‘Ann Pellegreno – Flying The Earhart Trail’

2017, the 50th Anniversary of Ann Pellegreno’s historic Earhart Trail World-Flight, is bringing renewed attention to Ann and her successful flight. In commemoration, EAA Sport Aviation Magazine’s June issue features an excellent article by Jim Busha, “Around the World in 30 Minutes – The 50th Anniversary of Flying The Earhart Trail”.

For those unfamiliar with Ann Pellegreno, Ann successfully retraced Amelia Earhart’s 1937 attempted flight-around-the-world a mere 30 years after Amelia’s fateful flight. The year was 1967. She flew a Lockheed 10, a sister ship to the one Amelia had flown, and was supported by an all male crew. Overflying Howland Island exactly 30 years after Amelia’s disappearance, Ann descended and dropped a wreath in honor of both Amelia and Fred Noonan.

The full article at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_qGMklw7K6wZHB4WmdDU2ZHeTg/view

The entire June 2017 issue at EAA Sport Aviation Magazine.

In March, Ann attended the Casa Grande Fly-In. Her 2017 calendar also includes a speaking engagement at the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison, Kansas, AirVenture week at Oshkosh in July, the Labor Day Fly-in of the Antique Airplane Association in Blakesburg, Iowa, and the Ladies Love Taildraggers Fly-In at Poplar Grove, Illinois, September 7 – 10.

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