Charles Lindbergh

Proved that air travel across long distances is now possible

Biography

Charles Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902 in Detriot, Michigan to Evangeline and Charles August Lindbergh. When he was 25 made his solo transatlantic flight. His 20 month old son was kidnapped and even though the ransom was paid his son was found dead. Sadly at age 72 he died in Maui, Hawaii on August 26, 1974

Flight from New York to Paris.

Monday, May 2nd 1927 at 8am to Saturday, May 21st 1927 at 5:30pm

New York to Paris

Charles Lindbergh flew 3,610 miles from New York to Paris. The flight lasted for 33 and a half hours and because of this Charles was awake for a total 55 hours straight.

From start to finish

7:52 am- Flight takes off from New York.

9:52 am- 2 hours in and officially leaves land behind and is over water.

1:52 am- 18 hours in and just half way done with the flight.

5:22 am- After 33 and half hours Lindbergh finally touches down in Paris.

Citations


Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2016.

"Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight: New York to Paris Timeline." Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight: New York to Paris Timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2016.