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.
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
Miss Amelia EARHART - the girl Lindy - who arrived in Trepassey, Newfoundland, in the FOKKER plane Friendship with pilot Wilmer STULTZ and mechanic Slim GORDON completing the first two legs of their projected flight to England.