Pictures: Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega plane

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B plane is on display at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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    Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega plane on display at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
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    The Lockheed Vega is a six-passenger plane that began being built in 1927.
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    Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in a Lockheed Vega 5B.
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    The cockpit of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Model 5B Vega.
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    A closer look at the intricate design of the Amelia Earhart-flown plane. 
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    The tail of the Lockheed Vega 5B used by Amelia Earhart. 
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    Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 5B Vega on display at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. 
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    Amelia Earhart's flight suit.
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