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Official Entry Form from Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh filled out this official entry form to compete for the $25,000 prize for being the first to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean.
Patent for Robert Goddard's Impoved Rocket Design
One of Robert Goddard’s U.S. patents for improved rocket devices, issued in 1914.
Record Setting Flight of The Spirit of St. Louis
Charles Lindbergh set a record flying from San Diego to New York City, with a stop in St. Louis, in 21 hours and 40 minutes.
Sinking of the Boston
The loss of the Boston left only the Chicago and New Orleans to complete the journey around the world.
Smith and Arnold Install a New Liberty Engine
Replacing an engine in French Indochina was a formidable challenge.
Souvenir from the Italian World Flight
Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class G. T. Bromley turned this piece of fabric into a record of the Italian attempt at a round-the-world journey.
Leigh Wade's “Maggie” carried this stopwatch in a black velvet pouch around her neck.
Taylor Brothers Aircraft Company
C.G. Taylor moved Taylor Brothers Aircraft company to Bradford, Pennsyvania in 1928 but the Chummy was too expensive and the company failed.