An evening at New Garden Airport-Inside the Search for Amelia Earhart
Make plans to join us for an educational and exciting evening at New Garden Flying Field on October 12th from 7:00-9:00pm.
Richard Gillespie, founder and executive director of The International Group For Historic Aircraft Recovery, will be presenting in the airport’s Thunderbird Theater. Ric has led several expeditions to the Gardner Islands and the Island of Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati where he believes Earhart and Fred Noonan crash landed and eventually died. The Discovery Channel has aired television specials on the findings of RIC and TIGHAR over the years. Most recently a special on the History Channel reported former FBI official Shawn Henry investigated new shocking evidence that Earhart was captured by the Japanese military and showed a photograph of Earhart and her navigator Noonan alive. Two weeks after this aired it was pulled from the channel as well as streaming online due to information being inaccurate.
Ric will provide insights into the controversy surrounding this recent History Channel documentary “Amelia Earhart -The Lost Evidence.”
We are very excited to host this evening at the airport in our Aviation Center and hope you can join us. Space is limited to 40 people so please make sure to call and reserve your seat(s) today. Coffee and a selection of desserts will be available as part of the program. Theater doors will open at 7pm for coffee and desserts and the program will begin at 7:30pm. Ric’s book “Finding Amelia” will also be available for purchase and signing.
Cost is $20 per seat and proceeds will benefit our Future Aviator’s Scholarship Program, providing youngsters with financial assistance to attend the Future Aviators Summer Camp at New Garden Airport.