Examine photos closely before purchasing. Ask any questions you may have. Most people know the name of.He was a great American aviator, most famous for being the first pilot to complete a solo non-stop transatlantic flight, from New York to Paris, in May 1927. But did you know that before his transatlantic adventures, Mr. (and later one of its advocates)? As a child, Charles Lindbergh had always been interested in the mechanics of cars and motorbikes, and so it came as no surprise that when the time came, he chose to enrol in University as a mechanical engineering student. A couple of years later though, he found his true passion for aeronautics, dropped out and re-enrolled in a flying school in Nebraska.
He spent a few years studying, doing air tricks & acrobatics across the country, testing planes and finally training with the American Army Air Service. At 23, he was a already veteran flier, but since the army didnt need pilots at the time, he was looking for a job elsewhere.Louis and Chicago, with 2 stops in Springfield and Peoria. He started flying a modified war surplus. Twice during his work he lost control of the plane due to bad weather or faulty equipment and had to jump out of it, landing by parachute on nearby fields. The item "1920's United States Aerial Mail Service Badge #822 ONE OF A KIND READ THIS" is in sale since Thursday, August 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Aviation\Historic Aviators". The seller is "019191" and is located in Jackson, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.