Amelia Earhart flies again! Namesake to recreate global flight

By Ashley Pham, for CNNUpdated 14th July 2014
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Earhart will make her record attempt in a Pilatus PC12.
Earhart will make her record attempt in a Pilatus PC12.
courtesy Pilatus Aircraft ltd
If successful, Earhart (31) will become the youngest woman to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine aircraft.
If successful, Earhart (31) will become the youngest woman to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine aircraft.
courtesy John S Miller Photography
Two years of planning and $2 million of expenses will bear out this month.
Two years of planning and $2 million of expenses will bear out this month.
courtesy Ian Hoyt