Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.
In Aviatrix Elinor Smith, then earned national recognition as the youngest pilot to receive a license from the FAA. Orville Wright signed her license. Smith is the first -- and only -- pilot to fly under all four New York East River bridges.