[WWI] Trip to France
dave.fleming at dial.pipex.com
Wed Feb 14 05:16:53 EST 2007
Quoting Shane Weier <bristolf2b at hotmail.com>:
> Newsflash: Outside the USA Lindberg is now known only to died in the wool
> aviation fanatics.
> His was a marvelous acheivement , but it's a long time ago, and his feat was
> never publicised (for example in Australia) as much as it was in his own
> country. What's more, even we aviation fanatics are inclined to remember
> Alcock and Brown's crossing in 1919 over Lindberg's in 1927.
Very true, I remember being surprised by the enthusiasm that greeted Revell's
new kit of his plane amongst US modelers (sp deliberate!)
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