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Saline's Ann Pellegreno and Mechanic Lee Koepke Plan Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, March 1967

Saline's Ann Pellegreno and Mechanic Lee Koepke Plan Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, March 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1967
Caption
Taking Amelia Earhart's Course - Mrs. Ann H. Pellegreno of near Saline and her mechanic, Lee Koepke, examine one of the propellers of their twin-engine Lockheed Aircraft Model 10 airplane. They plan to fly the 1937 craft on a 27,000-mile around-the-world flight to trace Amelia Earhart's attempted trip around the world. They will leave San Francisco for their flight on May 20.

Ann Pellegreno and Lee Koepke Check Propellers of 1937-Vintage Plane for Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, May 1967

Ann Pellegreno and Lee Koepke Check Propellers of 1937-Vintage Plane for Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, May 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1967
Caption
At the lower left, Koepke and Mrs. Pellegreno examine some adjustments to the propeller. The propeller housing is now being painted, and long-lasting iridium spark plugs installed.

Pilot Ann Pellegreno and Mechanic Lee Koepke Check 1937-Vintage Plane for Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, May 1967

Pilot Ann Pellegreno and Mechanic Lee Koepke Check 1937-Vintage Plane for Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, May 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1967
Caption
At upper left [this photo], the flight mechanic, Lee Koepke, checks the fitting of a sextant mount to the craft's ceiling as the pilot, Mrs. Ann Pellegreno of Saline look on.

Ann Pellegreno and Crew at Willow Run Airport Planning Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, June 1967

Ann Pellegreno and Crew at Willow Run Airport Planning Amelia Earhart Commemorative Flight, June 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 5, 1967
Caption
Global Flight Crew And Their Plane - The crew of the Earhart Commemorative Flight pose while discussing last-minute plans for their 26,000-mile trip around the world to trace and complete Amelia Earhart's attempted 1937 air odyssey. The group has tentatively set Wednesday morning as their take-off time. From left to right are Lee Koepke, mechanic; Mrs. Ann H. Pellegreno, pilot; William Polhemus, navigator; and William Payne, co-pilot. Their craft is a 1937 twin-engineLockheed Aircraft Model 10, the same type of plane Miss Earhart flew on her trip.