Amelia Earhart Failure

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Secret Spy Amelia Earhart, a famous American aviator, became widely known in America for numerous remarkable flights. Eager to make advances in flight activity, she set several records such as being the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to fly across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In 1937, on her quest to circumnavigate the world with her navigator, Fred Noonan, she upset many when she mysteriously disappeared. Her disappearance was widely investigated for many years after she was declared dead in 1939. Some concluded her plane ran out of fuel and crashed in the Pacific Ocean, while Earhart and her navigator died on impact. Others say these two perished before they could be rescued after the plane…show more content…
The Japanese knew that Amelia was courageous enough to use her circumnavigation flight to cover up an intricate spy scheme. Earhart also wrote a handwritten note to George saying that she was completely aware of this risks of this flight (Wels 216). She could have easily been talking about the risks of being caught as a spy. She would not have mentioned risks about a normal flight because she is so accustomed to them. The fact that Amelia noticed the risks on this flight signifies that there was something different about it. The technology on her plane was special for this trip too. She asked Walter McMenamy to install exceptional radio gear in her plane, along with a network of radio operators all over the world that would be able to monitor her flight in the most isolated regions. Earhart was given the best scientific research, new technologies, and extra efforts to make her safe (Brink 67). These additional research and safety measures would not have been taken if this trip was just like all of her others. The best science and safety precautions were used in an effort so she did not get caught spying on the Japanese. In addition to new radio technology and extra safety efforts, to special cameras were also installed on Earhart’s monoplane. Paul Aron confirms that, “Brink interviewed a Lockheed technician who told him that he’d cut holes in the plane so that special cameras could be installed to take pictures of the Japanese” (144). This account not only shows that Earhart needed special technology on the plane, but proves that it was going to be used for spying. She even informed her technicians of this, so they could install them in the best way possible to spy on the Japanese efficiently. Unique technicians were not the only other people involved in Amelia’s flight. There was a lot of other outer involvement in her plan. For

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