National Geographic : 1953 Dec
755 Donald E. lKioe, I. N. '.;Underwood and Inderwood A Man, a Plane, and an Ocean: Lindbergh Flies New York to Paris Seldom has the world displayed such torrents of mass emotion as the Lone Eagle aroused by his . 33/-hour solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927. Overnight his Ryan monoplane (above) and his shy smile became known to millions. He waved goodbye (left) on leaving New York and received a hero's welcome (below) at Croydon Airport, London, a week after the Paris landing. His feat gave aviation an immeasurable stimulus.