Marcela Uchoa is a world record breaking paraglider from Brazil.
Amelia Earhart was an American aviatrix who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean attempting to circumnavigate the world.
Bessie Coleman was the first African-American woman and first Native American to hold a pilot license.
A spirited woman of adventure, Blanche Stuart Scott had notable achievements via two forms of transportation. She was the first U.S. woman to pilot an airplane, and the second U.S. woman to drive an automobile cross country.
Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was an English archaeologist, explorer, writer, and astute political officer who helped negiotiate the modern state of Iran.
Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, known by her pen name Nellie Bly, worked undercover on an exposé in a mental institution and created the world record for traveling around the world in 72 days.
Sophie Blanchard was a French aeronaut and the first woman pilot balloonist.
Zheng Yi Sao was one of the most successful pirates in history.