Aviation legend Charles Lindbergh and his famous plane the Spirit of St Louis.

Aviation legend Charles Lindbergh and his famous plane the Spirit of St Louis.

Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) was an American pilot and the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight in 1927 made him one of America's early celebrity heroes. He received a New York ticker-tape parade, and newspapers breathlessly covered his every move. I chose this photo because it shows his success as a pilot.

Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974) was an American pilot and the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight in 1927 made him one of America's early celebrity heroes. He received a New York ticker-tape parade, and newspapers breathlessly covered his every move. I chose this photo because it shows his success as a pilot.

Charles Lindbergh: Charles Lindbergh: After my death the molecules of my being will return to the earth and sky. They came from the stars. I am of the stars. #CharlesLindbergh #HumanNote #humannote

Charles Lindbergh: Charles Lindbergh: After my death the molecules of my being will return to the earth and sky. They came from the stars. I am of the stars. #CharlesLindbergh #HumanNote #humannote

Charles Lindbergh-Charles Lindbergh's cat Patsy occasionally accompanied him on flights (though not on the flight that made him famous).

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Charles Lindbergh-Charles Lindbergh's cat Patsy occasionally accompanied him on flights (though not on the flight that made him famous).

Charles Lindbergh - This aviator became famous for making the first solo transatlantic airplane flight in 1927.

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Charles Lindbergh - This aviator became famous for making the first solo transatlantic airplane flight in 1927.

In 1927, a group of St. Louis businessmen gave financial backing to the first solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. The pilot was Charles Lindbergh and the plane was named “The Spirit of St. Louis.” www.stlarchs.org

In 1927, a group of St. Louis businessmen gave financial backing to the first solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. The pilot was Charles Lindbergh and the plane was named “The Spirit of St. Louis.” www.stlarchs.org

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