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United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928)
French aviator who in 1909 made the first flight across the English Channel (1872-1936)
United States aviator who held several speed records and headed the women's Air Force pilots in World War II (1910-1980)
James Harold Doolittle
United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928); while attempting to fly around the world she disappeared over the Pacific (1898-1937)
Howard Robard Hughes
United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
Charles Augustus Lindbergh
United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)