20 Hrs. 40 Mins. by Amelia Earhart audiobook

20 Hrs. 40 Mins.: Our Flight In The Friendship

By Amelia Earhart
Read by Leslie Walden

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    ISBN: 9780991376797

“Log Book: Instrument flying. Slow descent, first. Going down fast. It takes a lot to make my ears hurt. 5000 now. Awfully wet. Water dripping in window. Port motor coughing. Sounds as if all motors were cutting. Bill opens her wide to try to clear. Sounds rotten on the right...”Amelia Earhart was the first woman in history to fly across the Atlantic Ocean from America to Europe. The 1928 flight in the trimotor airship “Friendship” made her world famous and began her public career in aviation. Atlantic a year earlier.In “20 Hrs 40 Mins”, her first book, Earhart describes her beginning interest in becoming a pilot, and how her interest grew with the development of aeronautics after the First World War.Amelia Earhart talks about her life as social worker at Denison House in Boston. She explains how she was selected to join the historic flight of “The Friendship.” She presents portions of her actual logbook, with her observations written during the flight.Amelia Earhart paints a word picture of the state of the 1928 air industry. She documents the growth and safety of air travel. She discusses the attitude of men toward women pilots. She champions careers in aviation for women and gender equality in the workplace.

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“Log Book: Instrument flying. Slow descent, first. Going down fast. It takes a lot to make my ears hurt. 5000 now. Awfully wet. Water dripping in window. Port motor coughing. Sounds as if all motors were cutting. Bill opens her wide to try to clear. Sounds rotten on the right...”Amelia Earhart was the first woman in history to fly across the Atlantic Ocean from America to Europe. The 1928 flight in the trimotor airship “Friendship” made her world famous and began her public career in aviation. Atlantic a year earlier.In “20 Hrs 40 Mins”, her first book, Earhart describes her beginning interest in becoming a pilot, and how her interest grew with the development of aeronautics after the First World War.Amelia Earhart talks about her life as social worker at Denison House in Boston. She explains how she was selected to join the historic flight of “The Friendship.” She presents portions of her actual logbook, with her observations written during the flight.Amelia Earhart paints a word picture of the state of the 1928 air industry. She documents the growth and safety of air travel. She discusses the attitude of men toward women pilots. She champions careers in aviation for women and gender equality in the workplace.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English