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
Amelia Earhart c. After her 1931 solo flight across the Atlantic, Earhart started her own fashion line (to subsidize her next flight) which favored similarly masculine, practical styles, but they were never adopted by the general public in her own time.
Harriet Quimby - First Lady of the Air (May an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter. In she was awarded a U. pilot's certificate by the Aero Club of America, becoming the first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States.