When Charles Lindbergh landed his monoplane, Spirit of St. Louis, at Amboy Airport in Camillus on July 28, 1927, he was arguably the most famous person in the western world. “The Lone Eagle,” was just two months removed from his barrier-shattering solo trans-Atlantic flight, an almost unbelievable achievement that catapulted Lindbergh into truly rarified air.
The name Charles Lindbergh may provoke different thoughts, depending on your age and interests. For aviation enthusiasts, Charles Lindbergh is an American hero. A man who completed the very first nonstop flight across the Atlantic, successfully flying from New York City to Paris in 1927. Others, perhaps those that are...
(WTNH) – Our flashback takes us back to Hartford 95 years ago. Charles Lindbergh was a hero, one of the most famous people on Earth after becoming the first person to fly non-stop across the Atlantic from New York to Paris. Lindberg came to Hartford for a victory parade....
Built in just 60 days, Charles Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" was a custom-made aircraft designed for the sole purpose of getting the pilot from New York to Paris without stopping. On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh hopped in the Spirit of St Louis at the Roosevelt Airfield in Garden...
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Lots of Chicago-area buildings make you stop and ask: “What’s that building?” WBEZ’s Reset is collecting the stories behind them! You can also find them on this map. Shortly before Charles Lindbergh became a national hero by flying solo across the Atlantic Ocean — and long before his heroism was overshadowed by his anti-Semitism and hands-off attitude toward Adolf Hitler — Lindbergh was an airmail pilot flying a route back and forth between Chicago and St. Louis.