Air & Space

  • Amelia Earhart for the first solo transatlantic flight by a woman – June 20, 1932
  • Wiley Post for the first solo flight around the World (seven days, 18 hours and 49 minutes) –  July 26, 1933
  • Pilots Amy Johnson and Capt  James A  Mollison, the first married couple to fly the Atlantic – August 1, 1933
  • Howard Hughes and crew for their record-breaking flight around the world (three days, 19 hours and eight minutes) – July 15 1938
  • Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan for his flight from New York to Ireland instead of his “intended” destination of California – August 5, 1938