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.
1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. http://www.hipswap.com/antiques/amelia-earhart-luggage-obo
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Amelia Earhart vanished during an attempt to fly around the world. Newspaper article struggles with and discusses possibilities of what happened in those final moments as she flew across the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937