Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo.
This is a timeline of women in aviation which describes many of the firsts and achievements of . Raymonde de Laroche of France is the first woman to pilot a solo flight in an airplane. June La Stella, the first aero club for women, opens in.
In , Ruth Nichols attempted to be the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, a flight that was aborted by engine failure but netted her a women's altitude.