Monday, June 15, 2009

It happened on Long Island


First non-stop flight across the Atlantic from Long Island to Paris.
May 20-21st 1927
33hrs, 30min
one seat
one engine
no radio
Spring and summer 1927, fourty pilots attempt over ocean long distance flights leading to twenty one deaths.
In 1932 Charles Lindburg Jr. was kidnapped and murdered which was soon to be dubbed "the crime of the century."
"What kind of man would live where theres no danger? I dont believe in taking foolish chances. But nothing can be accomplished by not taking a chance at all."
Scared money dont make money!

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