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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