Lindbergh's Solo Flight
On May 20,1927, at 7:52 a.m., Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, N.Y., aboard the "Spirit of St. Louis" monoplane on his historic first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He arrived in France thirty-three and one-half hours later. He was awarded the $25,000 Orteig Prize for being the first successful pilot to make the non-stop crossing and gained international fame for his feat.
Books in our collection
Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg
Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis by Dominick Pisano, Robert Van Der Linden
The last hero: Charles Lindbergh by Walter Sanford Ross