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Charles Lindbergh

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Courtesy Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Having arrived in town in the Spirit of St. Louis, Charles Lindbergh dedicated the new Municipal Airport in Kansas City. A crowd of 25,000 was on hand. more

Aug 16, 2017 4:16 PM Missouri History

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Courtesy of the Smithsonian

King George awarded Charles Lindbergh England's Distinguished Flying Cross on this day. This and many other Lindbergh items are on display for free at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. more

May 31, 2017 12:40 PM Missouri History

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Courtesy Encyclopedia Britannica

Charles Lindbergh flew the first air mail run between St. Louis and Chicago. His employer, Robertson Aircraft Company of St. Louis would grow into American Airlines. Lindbergh crashed twice on this St. Louis to Chicago run. more

Apr 14, 2017 1:31 PM Missouri History

Charles Lindbergh

Courtesy of the Lindbergh Foundation

Today in 1926, with engine failure in his mail plane, Charles Lindbergh glided in for a safe landing in a farm field. Two weeks earlier his plane ran out of gas near Chicago and he was forced to bail out. more

Sep 29, 2016 9:35 PM Missouri History

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