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Captains Albert Stevens and St. Clair Streett
The Explorer flight program proved to be a contribution to World War II.
Challenger Air Pilots Association
Robbins, Illinois, airstrip -- the first airport built for and by blacks.
Charles F. Bolden Jr.
Charles F. Bolden Jr. traveled to orbit four times aboard the space shuttle. President Barack Obama appointed him the head of NASA in 2009.
Charles Lindbergh and Henry Ford
Lindbergh gave Henry Ford his first airplane ride during his visit to Dearborn, Michigan.
Charles Lindbergh as a Stunt Pilot
Charles Lindbergh learned valuable skills as a barnstormer, using farmers' fields to give airplane rides and perform stunts, and airmail pilot.
Charles Lindbergh in the Virgin Islands
In the US Virgin Islands, Charles Lindbergh sits atop the Spirit of St. Louis and uses what appears to be a wrench on its engine.
Charles Lindbergh Receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross
Charles Lindbergh was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight.
Charles Lindbergh’s Radio Operator’s License
To earn a radio license, Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh had to transmit and received messages in Morse code at 15 words per minute.
Chauncey Spencer and Dale White
In May 1939, Dale L. White and Chauncey E. Spencer flew from Chicago to Washington, D.C. to further the cause of black aviation.