Amelia Mary Earhart, July 1897 – disappeared July was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.
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.
Disappearing mysteriously over the Pacific Ocean at the age of 39 did nothing to diminish Earhart's fame as a great female pilot. She was declared dead two years later, but in over a hundred years, the wreckage of her plane was never found
Amelia Earhart, 1930 Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. When attempting to circle the globe in her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. She was 41 years old when her plane disappeared.
Amelia Earhart, Los Angeles, 1928 – 1926 Safety Plane" – California Institute of Technology (CalTech) Aerospace model 9 Merrill-type biplane designed by Albert Adams Merrill (Instructor in Aeronautics);
I never knew Amelia Earhart explored the deep blue seas as well as the skies. In this photo, Amelia Earhart is helped out of her deep sea diving suit after exploring the bottom of the sea off Block Island, Rhode Island.