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Emergency Survival Equipment
These items were part of the emergency equipment Lindbergh carried with him during his historic transatlantic flight.
Goddard with the Vacuum-Tube Apparatus
Robert Goddard with the vacuum-tube apparatus he used to prove a rocket would work in space. This photo was taken in June 1916.
Hamilton Standard Controllable Pitch Propeller
This propeller allowed a pilot to adjust the blade's pitch in flight to provide the best performance at different air speeds.
The Liberty engine was America's most important contribution to aeronautical technology during World War I.
Equipment 1. Funnel 2. Crank 3. Gas Can 4. Insect Spray 5. Tool Box 6. Clock 7. Dope Brush
Medical Kit Replica
In the event of an emergency, the world fliers had to rely on themselves for medical care until help arrived.
Medical supplies 1. Bandages 2. Citronella Oil 3. Quinine 4. Pocket Surgical Kit 5. First-Aid Kit
Personal Flying Equipment
Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Hudson Bay parka, cap, and handmade mittens were part of only 18 pounds each of personal clothing carried on the trip.