Charles Augustus Lindbergh

On February 4, 1902, my favorite of all aviation pioneers — Charles Augustus Lindbergh — was born. Nicknamed Lucky Lindy, The Lone Eagle, and Slim, Lindbergh was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist. At age 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by flying across the Atlantic Ocean — from Roosevelt Field, Long … Continue reading Charles Augustus Lindbergh