When was the last time anyone was able to say: Oh, I got to meet Amelia Earhart the other day? Well a few folks in Austin, Texas, got that opportunity as Denver’s 9News morning traffic reporter Amelia Earhart made an overnight stop at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Amelia is retracing her famous relative’s Oakland to Miami flight from 1937. LiveAirShowTV was on hand as she landed and interviewed her to get the inside story on what the flight is all about.
Amelia has been blogging about her flight training and preparation for this flight. A link to her page is listed on the LiveAirShowTV Links page.
Watch the story to learn how she is related, and what this adventure is all about. You will also get her thoughts on what may have happened to her namesake in the Pacific Ocean. Just go to LiveAirShowTV.com and select the top video from the column on the left side of the home page. You also can read a feature about the flight on AOPA.org.
LiveAirShowTV.com officials note that more stories are on the way, including a look at the Tuskegee Airmen and the upcoming Red Tails movie, aerobatic performer Jason Newburg, and you’ll hear from many air show performers on their very first air show memories.