May 21, 1927: Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris Pilot Charles A. Lindbergh lands at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and the first ever nonstop flight between New York to Paris. His single-engine monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, had lifted off from Roosevelt Field in New York 33 1/2 hours before.
Eugène Atget Zoniers. Poterne des Peupliers (13e arrondissement) 1912
On this day 6th November,1892 the birth of John Alcock, English aviator who flew the first non stop flight across the Atlantic in 1919 with Sir Arthur Whitten-Brown ( John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown, 14 June 1919. (Vickers PLC)
Taxiphone au métro Tuileries [Martine Franck,1977]
Pilot Charles A. Lindbergh poses informally in front of his new Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis." This photo was probably taken on May 9, 1927 at San Diego, California, before he flew the aircraft to St. Louis, and then on to New York. | Source: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives
Il y a 76 ans... un avion s’écrase au sommet de l’Empire State Building
Charles A. Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh in flight gear, 1931.The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID)