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The Lindberghs’ 1933 route
The Lindberghs' 1933 survey flight from New York to Europe was critcal in planning commercial air routes; they returned via Africa and South America.
The Orteig Prize Check
A photocopy of the Orteig Prize check awarded to Lindbergh. The original is preserved in the National Air and Space Museum collections.
The Route of Lindbergh’s Transatlantic Flight
Charles Lindbergh flew a Great Circle route along the curvature of the earth rather than flying directly east over the Atlantic Ocean.
The route of the first transcontinental flight.
The flight of the T-2 ran across the United States from northeast to southwest.
The Route of the NCs Across the Atlantic
Navy destroyers stationed along the route guided the Curtiss flying boats on their journey across the Atlantic.
The triangular Schneider Race Course
The 1925 Schneider race course spanned the Chesapeake Bay.
The U.S. Army Air Service World Flight
The names of the World Cruisers represented the four corners of the United States.
The World Flight arrives at San Francisco
The World Flight arrives at Crissy Field, San Francisco, in late September.
Trophy from the City of Medford to Amelia Earhart
The City of Medford, Massachusetts, presented this silver trophy to Amelia Earhart for her transatlantic flight as a passenger in June 1928.