Courageous, unconventional, beautiful:
Not a proper lady.
In 1928, she was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic – as a passenger.
She piloted a Lockheed Vega5B – solo – across the pond in 1932.
Her final voyage took her 22,000 miles to New Guinea. And we never heard from her again.
Amelia Earhart famously said, “There is more to life than being a passenger.”
Crassula falcata, Propeller plant;
We imagine the aviatrix would have had this in her garden, had she spent more time on the ground.