Tag: atlantic

  • Charles Lindbergh

    In 1927, at the age of 25, Charles Lindbergh was the first pilot to fly solo, nonstop from New York to Paris across the Atlantic, a distance of 3,610 miles. For achieving this feat, Lindbergh won the $25,000 Orteig Prize and a lifetime of fame. Lindbergh’s custom built airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis, is […]