Aviation Spans the Atlantic




Timeline

Y/M/D Description Place
1927/05/09 Charles A Lindbergh takes off from North Island in 'The Spirit of St Louis' en route to New York and across the Atlantic to Paris Naval Air Station, San Diego, Historic District, San Diego
1928/10/00 Eckener captains the Graf Zeppelin during the first intercontinental passenger air flight. On the 9,926 km (6,168 mi), 111-hour crossing from Friedrichshafen, Ernst Lehmann, who would be killed in the crash of the Hindenburg, works as First Officer. Hangar No 1, Lakehurst Naval Air Station, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
1933/07/09 Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow leave New York to survey commercial flight routes around the Atlantic landing in Greenland, Iceland, Sweden, Russia, Denmark, Scotland, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Brazil and Puerto Rico, 9 July 1933 to 19 December 1933

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