Charles Lindbergh has flown across the Atlantic
The mission to Europe
Charles Lindbergh has flown across the atlantic has flown across the Atlantic in The spirit of St.Louis. Designated to be awarded to the pilot of the first successful nonstop flight made in either direction between New York City and Paris within five years after its establishment, the $25,000 Orteig Prize was first offered by the French-born New York hotelier (Lafayette Hotel) Raymond Orteig on May 19, 1919. Charles Lindbergh won the
Spirit of St.Louis
This clunky aircraft was the ship that Lindbergh used to cross the atlantic!
this is Lindbergh in full flight gear!
Charles and Anne
This is Lindbergh and his wife saying their goodbyes before the flight