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Amelia Earhart Flies Solo from Honolulu to Oakland

Jan 11, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

On January 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart was the first to fly a solo transoceanic flight from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California. Many others had attempted the route, most notably pilots who participated in the Dole Air Race in 1927. Also known as the Dole Derby, the air race route ran from northern California to Hawaii.

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