41 Vanishing Facts About Amelia Earhart

by factinate.com “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others” —Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was an author and pioneer in the field of aviation who disappeared during her attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1937. During her life she broke new ground…

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What Happened to the Hawaii Clipper?

By John J. Geoghegan Aviation History Magazine Vanished!: What Happened to the Hawaii Clipper? In the 81 years since the Hawaii Clipper disappeared, no one has figured out what happened to the flying boat and its crew. A few minutes before 6 a.m. on July 29, 1938, Pan American Airways Captain Leonard Terletzky taxied the…

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An Expedition to Locate the Wreckage of Samoan Clipper

by The Pan Am Foundation Dr. Robert Ballard is best known for his discovery of the RMS Titanic’s final resting place.  He continues his ocean exploration and work on board the Nautilus. BREAKING NEWS:  Now in his sights is Pan American World Airways Sikorsky S-42 “Samoan Clipper”.  Captained by Edwin C. Musick, lost over the…

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Pearl Harbor Survivors Commemorate 77th Anniversary of Attack

On the morning of December 7, 1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault. The attack killed more than 2,300 people, nearly half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. More than 1,100 were injured. After the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech before Congress, calling December 7th a…

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An Update On An Old Story

About a year ago, we weighed in on the image taken on Jaluit Atoll that was reported as being of missing aviatrix Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan. The issue was that a blogger in Japan found the exact same image in a Japanese archive and that it was “stamped” 1935.  None of the…

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Quite A Productive Day!

We had quite a productive day today. Aside from a few downpours, things went well for us. The entire crew is back again tomorrow using sophisticated Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) via Topographix to hone in on our search target. These folks on the island are super friendly, climbing a nearby coconut tree and preparing a…

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The Secret Is Out!

We’ve been hinting at it for a few months now. Working towards a goal that we all share, including you. Putting together an elite team of experts across various fields across the globe. From the UK, New Zealand and across the US., seven of us are currently converging on Chuuk as you read this. The…

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We Thank You For Your Service

“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.”  – Abraham Lincoln

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Les Kinney on Amelia Earhart – Facts are Facts.

Les Kinney is a friend to the Hawaii Clipper Project and has conducted research for us at the National Archives just outside Washington DC.  We felt compelled to share a recent note on an attack by TIGHAR on his theory: ================================================================ Gillespie (TIGHAR) does not tell you the following information about his theory: In October…

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