Kansas museum to showcase Amelia Earhart plane duplicate
June 14, 2017
ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — A nonprofit that purchased the last known airplane identical to the one Amelia Earhart flew has announced plans for a new airport facility in Kansas that will serve as a museum to showcase the plane and as a terminal for airport traffic.
The Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation is finalizing renderings of the $10 million Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum, developing a branding campaign and beginning a fundraising effort, the News-Press Now (http://bit.ly/2s6o2gC ) reported.
The historic plane known as Muriel will be the museum's focal point. Muriel is an Electra Model 10E,...