Ghostly Pioneer Amelia

© Allan L. Whitehead

Ghostly Pioneer Amelia

Colleen Braun 10/1/2005 2:55:11 AM

very creative image... #319384

Pat Gamwell 10/1/2005 3:06:30 AM

Absolutely beautiful in it's simplicity. #1905166

Karen Engelbreth 10/1/2005 4:17:58 AM

Love it - very creative, Allan! #1905238

Colette M. Metcalf 10/1/2005 4:41:57 AM

Nicely done, Allan!!! #1905278

Carolyn M. Fletcher 10/1/2005 4:48:47 AM

Wow, great catch, Allan!! #1905295

Roxanne M. Bubar 10/1/2005 5:08:55 AM

Very creative and cool image and effects. #1905342

Joe Terni 10/1/2005 5:37:00 AM

Thats a wonderful tribute to Amelia.The girl who made so many aviation firsts.On her last flight in 1937 from Lae in New Guinea,after most of her round the world stages were completed,she had the great Pacific to get home.She and her navigator Noonan never reached the tiny few mile long Howland Island for refueling,about 2550 miles from Lae,due presumably to falty navigation as it was then.What an inspiration she was for us all,even us non aviators.Thats wonderful Allan. #1905444

Daniel Diaz 10/1/2005 5:47:06 AM

Simply MAGNIFICENT Allan!!! #1905492

Kirsi Bertolini 10/1/2005 5:50:08 AM

Amelias story is so intersting, where did she finally end up? This is awesome image, we should see it again! #1905505

Casey A. Hanson 10/1/2005 6:07:44 AM

Very cool, Allan! Really well done, my friend! :0) #1905570

Joy Rector 10/1/2005 6:21:20 AM

fantastic image #1905637

Joe Terni 10/1/2005 8:23:33 AM

Kirsi,I realy should not take over from allan`s beautiful photo and tribute to a great lady aviator.But I could not help myself in writing again as I have always been such a great admirer of Amelia Earhart....And thats what allan`s presentation inspired me to do...and thats what a photo can do.She never reached the island on her way home,and it is unknown what eventually happened to the plane.I just saw on TV within the last two years,a full search of the island was made in case she did crash land,but it appears she never reached the island....A sad end to a wonderful lady aviator and trailblazer for aviation in 1937 at the young age of 40. #1905883

Allan L. Whitehead 10/1/2005 1:15:26 PM

Thanks you all very much (Colleen, Pat, Karen, Colette, Carolyn, Roxanne, Joe, Danny, Kirsi {she and Noonan were never found, eh…}, Casey, Joy, and Joe 'II'{that's OK, Joe, I didn't know about the recent island search. Amelia was first inspired to learn to fly while in Toronto during WW1 and, incidentally, was a founding member and first President of "The 99s - the International Organization of Women Pilots"}) for the terrific comments and very kind words. They're always truly appreciated, my dear friends - your friend, Allan #1906457

Siete Meeter 10/1/2005 1:49:08 PM

Magnificent Image!! #1906557

Allan L. Whitehead 10/1/2005 5:49:18 PM

Thanks a lot, Siete, I appreciate that - Allan #1906927

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AF-S Nikkor F 1:3.5-5.6G (80-400), 300 mm, 1/250, ISO 200, 'RAW', 1:35 PM: Ghostly Pioneer Amelia Earhart - In honor of the month of "All Hallows Eve", These three 'Harvard' trainers perform at the Toronto International Airshow, under the watchfull eye of the 'Spirit of Amelia Earhart'. She was an historic flight pioneer, who learned to fly in Toronto, while beginning her nursing career here…

Uploaded on 10/1/2005 2:46:42 AM

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