Aviation Durring the 1930's

{By: Jacob Peterson}                                                                                          {5th Hour}

Charles Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902 in Detroit, Michigan. When he was five weeks old he and his mother moved to Little Falls, Minnesota. Lindbergh father was a successful lawyer who ran for congress and won. Which meant that Lindbergh changed school often never forming a lasting friendship. Which made him shy even as an adult. Lindberghs father bought their first car when Lindbergh was 10 and when he was 14 he drove across Minnesota with his dad campaigning. That started his mechanical interests. When the WW1 was happening Lindbergh was to young to enlist but when he was 18 the war was over. Instead he went to wisconsin to study engineering. He later dropped out because he was failing most of course and lost interest in them. He enrolled in flight class in Nebraska Aprill 1922. After completing flight school he enlist in the army as an air cadet. He became a pilot for the air mail service because the army didnt need due to it being peacetime. Lindbergh later went on to win many awards and rewards for his flying skills. The most famous is when he flew across the Atlantic Ocean from Long Island, New York to Paris, France.

Amelia Earnhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. She left college and decided to take a course in Red Cross First Aid to help out in the war by being a nurse's aide. Then she went to a premedical student at Columbian University in New York. Her parents want her thats were her hobbie of flying came. She then later bought her first airplane with finacial help from her relatives. Then she went on to acomplish many different thing. She died trying to complete a flight around the equator. She is still one of the bigs symbols in aviation today.


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