Betty Darst

It has been more than

75 years since Amelia Earhart disappeared leaving her "Forever 39".  Betty Darst Aviation Presenter and Wright Historian will share stories of the people Amelia met including Orville Wright.  Learn about the people whose lives Amelia touched.


Betty Darst brings this unusual story of Amelia to life including incredible photos.   Maps, and hand written notes from Amelia herself


Betty is known for her presentations on the Wright Brothers. The photos of Orville and Amelia and the opportunity to read letters they had sent each other energized her interest in Amelia.

.  While sharing the story of the Wright Brothers at an aviation conference at Purdue, Betty had the opportunity to spend time examining the papers of Amelia Earhart.  One learns about Amelia through the eyes of the people she met.  Betty is continually discovering people who were touched by Amelia.

The story she shares is unique and based on first person experiences that have yet to be published.

- You will welcome her insight into the life of one of the most famous women in the world.

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