The Lindberghs with the Sirius

The Lindberghs with the Sirius
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The Lindberghs bought this Sirius in 1929 and soon set a coast-to-coast speed record in it. But its most important flights were their two trans-global trips to survey airline routes. On the second trip, a Greenland Eskimo boy gave the plane its name, Tingmissartoq-"One who flies like a big bird."

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NASM A-48532-L


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