First Transatlantic Plane Flight
By: Kyle Dolieslager
Charles A. Lindbergh completes the first transatlantic solo flight by airplane in 1927. Many people doubted that he would make it successfully to Paris, and when he made it he changed the public's opinion on the value of air travel and laid the foundation for the future development of aviation around the world.
His plane was named the Spirit of St. Louis. His courageous journey helped make Missouri a leader in the developing world of aviation. It helped more literature cross the ocean and come to America from different parts of the world, instead of just mailing it.