Pancho Barnes: 1920's aviatrix who beat Amelia Earhart's speed record. She also worked as a stunt pilot for Howard Hughes, and in her later years owned and operated a bar/ranch that catered to people such as Chuck Yeager and Buzz Aldrin.
Amelia Earhart - Amelia Mary Earhart (born July 24, 1897, Atchison, Kan., U.S.—disappeared July 2, 1937, near Howland Island, central Pacific Ocean), American aviator, one of the world’s most celebrated, who was the first woman to fly alone over the Atlantic Ocean.
Harriet Quimby born 1875, first American woman to be licensed as a flyer. She created a trademark purple flying costume — a satin jacket with a soft cowl around her head, high laced boots and satin riding pants.