Historic aircraft returns to Lambert

ST. LOUIS — After a two-year hiatus, a historic plane once owned by Charles Lindbergh has returned to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) to hang once again over the C Concourse Checkpoint in Terminal 1.

The Missouri History Museum recently completed a nine-hour installation of the 1934 D-127 Monocoupe aircraft.

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Lindbergh’s goggles on display at San Diego museum

The goggles worn by Charles Lindbergh during his historic flight across the Atlantic in 1927 are now on display at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in honor of the flight’s 85th anniversary.

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Recreating Lindbergh’s flight — in an electric plane

Electric vehicle pioneer Chip Yates is making plans for an all-electric recreation of Charles Lindbergh’s famous trans-Atlantic flight in 1927. According to a report at Wired.com, Yates is betting that, like Lindbergh’s, his airplane will fly non-stop to Paris. He plans on flying at least as fast as Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, and for added challenge and recreation authenticity, he’ll fly relatively low to avoid getting an extra push from the jet stream.