This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the explanation provided by Russ.

publication date: Monday, October 1, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Aviation

clue: This female flyer set her first world record by using a canary.

explanation: In 1923, Earhart set a world record for female pilots by flying to an altitude of 14,000 feet. Her plane was named "The Canary." more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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