Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean for which she received the US Distinguished Flying Cross. She was instrumental in organizing The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. In 1935, She was invited to
'Amelia Earhart' - wow, I've never seen any other pic of her than in pants with her plane.
"Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying." - Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart’s Letter to Aspiring 13-Year-Old Female Pilot Surfaces
The young letter-writer was seeking to “be inspired by somebody who had succeeded in a man’s world,” said Nathan Raab, a principal at The Raab Collection, which recently acquired…
Amelia EarhartThe first woman to fly across the Atlantic tragically disappeared in 1937 on what was meant to be a globe-circling flight. She accomplished a larger mission, dramatically expanding the world's notions of how high a woman can soar.