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Pratt & Whitney Wasp Engine
A 367.7 kW (500 hp) Pratt & Whitney Wasp powered Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Vega.
Radio and Navigation Equipment
Anne Morrow Lindbergh learned Morse code and used these radio and navigation items and equipment while flying aboard the Tingmissartoq.
Amelia Earhart used this Western Wireless Type 7 receiver on her 1935 solo flight from Hawaii to California in a Lockheed 5C Vega.
Rear Cockpit Control Stick
Anne removed this when she was not piloting the Tingmissartoq, so she could more easily perform her radio duties.
Cyrus Bettis standing in front of the streamline Curtiss R3C-1 Racer, equipped with a Reed propeller.
This sea anchor was used to secure the Tingmissartoq in harbor or open water.
The Lindberghs packed snowshoes in case they were forced down on the Greenland ice cap during their 1933 flight.
Swiss physicist Auguste Piccard Concept Illustration
Piccard inspired other researchers to undertake high-altitude balloon flights.