Posts Tagged ‘aviators’

Happy Birthday, Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer

Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer

Belated birthday wishes to one of my heroes, German aviator Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer, who turned 102 last Saturday. A contemporary of Amelia Earhart, she gained fame for her long distance flights, flying up and down the coasts of Africa, South America, Mexico and across the United States.

Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer biographies and photos: here, here and here

Elly Beinhorn-Rosemeyer 2003 Interview

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