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TECHDAY 20 May First solo transatlantic flight

On this TECHDAY in history, in 1927, Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Mineola, New York, and went on to complete the first successful solo flight from America to Europe. On the evening of May 21, and after many challenges, Lindbergh and his aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis, touched down at the Le Bourget airfield near Paris, after flying a total distance of 3,610 miles in 33.5 hours.

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