Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the U. Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
On this day in aviation history: In 1923 a pilot is granted a license – but not just ANY pilot. The National Aeronautic Association of the United States grants pilot’s license No. 6017 to Amelia Mary Earhart.
Amelia: A Life of the Aviation Legend, Katherine V. Dillon & Donald M. Goldstein -An impressive account of one of the most exciting, adventurous women, whose disappearance remains a mystery to this day.
Previously Unpublished Letter Amelia Earhart Penned to Aspiring 13-Year-Old Female Pilot Has Surfaced for Sale
Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Amelia Earhart Born July 1897 Atchison, Kansas, U. Disappeared July 1937 (aged Pacific Ocean, en route to Howland Island Status Declared dead in absentia January 1939 (aged
Amelia Earhart: Pioneer of the Sky Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author.Earhart was the first aviatrix (female pilot) to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.