In Section : Lindbergh Lecture

This lecture commemorates Charles Lindbergh, who was the first pilot to fly a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Lindbergh had a monoplane specially built for him, which was christened Spirit of St Louis. He departed Roosevelt Field, Long Island on 20 May 1927 and landed the following day at Le Bouget, Paris, having flown 3610 miles.

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The Spirit of Innovation

Added on 03 February 2010 by Royal Aeronautical Society

The history of aviation is filled with individuals, companies and governments tapping into the spirit of innovation to address the many challenges that stood before them. Today the global aviation community is called upon to do the same to deal with the trials we have before us today and the tests to come in the future.

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