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When I Grow Up I Want to Be Like the Brave Men of Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Airmen flew planes called P-40 Warhawks and P-47 Thunderbolts. But the most famous planes were called P-51 Mustangs. Continue reading

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Nobody Owns the Sky

 Today is National Aviation Day, which began in 1939 to celebrate aviation and the birthday of aviation pioneer Oriville Wright. Other great aviators in history include Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes and Charles Lindberg, whose daughter, Pamela Paprone wrote Nobody Owns … Continue reading

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I Am Amelia Earhart

I am Amelia Earhart. When I was little, 
people told me that girls should wear dresses and play with dolls. 
They said we shouldn’t have “unladylike” adventures. I didn’t agree. Continue reading

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