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. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.
July 1897 – disappeared was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences.