Many Americans who no longer remember the legacy of the world’s first true media celebrity have forgotten Charles A. Lindbergh–aviator, adventurer, author, activist, pathfinder, fighter pilot, and conservationist. This book brings back to life that epic career in evocative text and hundreds of photographs, many rarely published, reawakening the careers of a man and his wife who achieved more, in more varied fields, than perhaps any couple in history. Lindbergh’s epic non-stop flight from New York to Paris in a single-engine aircraft was the biggest media event in the 1920s and set up the United States to become a world leader in aviation.
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About the Author
Bruce McAllister is a semi-retired freelance photographer/writer/publisher/commercial pilot who has logged most of his 5,100 hours of flight time in the Rockies, the Arctic, the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska. McAllister has authored ten aviation history titles and has contributed to AIR & SPACE Smithsonian. Stephan Wilkinson has been a freelance magazine writer for the past 35 years and before that was the Editor-in-Chief of Car and Driver magazine as well as Executive Editor of Flying magazine. He currently contributes to AIR & SPACE Smithsonian and is the Automotive Editor of Conde Nast Traveler.