An audio presentation from a live talk given by Marion C. Blakey at the Royal Aeronautical Society for the annual Lindbergh Named Lecture in April 2009.
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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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