Scarce 1928 Pilot Charles Lindbergh Signed Cover. Postmarked Midwestern Philatelic Station on May 26,1928.Also First Day Cover for #645. Real Signature not a copy or reproduction. Lindbergh wanted to win this challenge and enlisted the support of some St. Several others had tried and failed, but this didn't deter him. Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on May 20, 1927. Flying a monoplane named Spirit of St Louis, he crossed the Atlantic Ocean. Lindbergh landed at Le Bourget Field near Paris after 33.5 hours in the air. During his groundbreaking trip, he had traveled more than 3,600 miles. Upon his arrival, Lindbergh was welcomed by more than 100,000 people who came to see aviation history in the making.
After his daring feat, large crowds enthusiastically greeted wherever he went. Lindbergh received many prestigious honors, including the Distinguished Flying Cross medal from President Coolidge.
Lindbergh dedicated much of his time to promoting the field of aviation. Traveling around the country, he flew his famous plane to different cities where he gave speeches and participated in parades. Nicknamed "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle, " he became an international celebrity and he tried to use that fame to help aviation and other causes he believed in.
During a trip to Latin America, he met Anne Morrow in Mexico whom he wed in 1929. The next year he taught her how to fly a plane, and the two enjoyed the privacy that flying afforded them. Together they charted routes for commercial air travel around the world.
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