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Eighty-seven years ago today, Charles Lindbergh lifted off at 7:52 a.m. from Roosevelt Field and made history, completing the first solo nonstop trans-Atlantic flight.
The 25-year old accomplished the flight alone in a silver monoplane -- the Spirit of St. Louis.
Lindbergh would land in Paris a day later, on May 21, 1927, successfully completing a flight that lasted 33 hours, 30 minutes...Read more »