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Solar Impulse 2: Following Lindberg’s Spirit of St. Louis

Words and Video by Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2 glided eastward after taking off from Kennedy Airport at 2:30 a.m. today, attempting to become the first fuel-free plane to cross the Atlantic — 89 years after Charles … Continue reading

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From Roosevelt Field to JFK: New York’s Aviation Story Continues with Arrival of the Solar Impulse — Episode One in a Three-Part Miniseries

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority  Cheryl Albiez, Sr. Public Information Officer, contributed to this post By the time Charles Lindbergh took off in his Spirit of St. Louis on the morning of May 20, 1927, six aviators … Continue reading

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