04/02/1902 American aviator Charles Lindbergh is born
History Brief: Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis
Charles Lindbergh - From New York to Paris 1927
He is noted for the first non-stop flight from New York to Paris. He overcame distance of 5,800 km alone in his single-engine purpose-built Ryan monoplane, Spirit of St. Louis. Later he became an opponent of American engagement in the Second World War. He was also advocate of early rocket experiments of Robert Goddard.
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