Tag: Charles Lindbergh

The Rise and Fall of Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Bumpy landings were a common theme for the wife of Charles Lindbergh, the pilot who made history at Roosevelt Field airfield, when his Spirit of St. Louis made the first nonstop solo transAtlantic flight.

Did French Pilots Beat Charles Lindbergh’s Transatlantic Flight Record?

Parisian officials reportedly erected a plaque that suggests French pilots beat Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 record for the first transatlantic flight by two weeks — but American aviation historians maintain “Lucky Lindy” was first.

Charles Lindbergh: Long Island’s Lucky Loner

A look back at Lindbergh, his famous flight and Long Island as the cradle of aviation.