1909-1982. In 1934 she flew solo from England to Australia.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starred with Leonardo DiCaprio. Won an Oscar for Best Supporting Role in this film.
Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly the Atlantic leaving Newfoundland on 17 June 1928 and arriving in Wales 21 hours later.
The film also illustrates Hughes' descent into severe obsessive-compulsive disorder and reclusiveness.
Test pilot, WWII; first woman to fly a B-29; 1919-2010
With brother Orville, is credited with making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight in 1903; 1871-1948
Test pilot and first woman to fly a B-29
Born in 1944; American businessman, aviator, sailor, and adventurer and the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon.