In 1927, a man nicknamed “Lucky Lindy” flew across the Atlantic by himself; this flight is later known as the first solo transatlantic flight. Charles Lindbergh went from a U.S Airmail pilot to an American Idol. Lindbergh was an American aviator who attempted to cross the Atlantic. Many people at the time had similar designs of building a huge plane with as many engines as possible with multiple crew members. However, Lindbergh’s innovative design was made only for one person and was the lightest, smallest plane. Not only did Lindbergh fly across the Atlantic, he also persisted to fight for the American cause during world war 2. He also contributed to the scientific field by inventing the perfusion pump and contributed to the development of cruise control and more advanced airplanes, eventually turning to work on the space program. Because of Lindbergh’s genuine courage and innovative ideas, he is not only an idol or someone with fame, but also someone who is considered a hero.
Lindbergh’s genuine courage allowed him to accomplish his dreams and inspired many to follow his steps. Although Lindbergh wasn’t the first person to fly…show more content… Lindbergh ventured across the Atlantic, knowing the chances of him not making it across very high. However, he still pursued his goal and achieved it. He also created many innovative technologies like the heart pump. Lindbergh was the first to fly across the Atlantic, and he persisted to fight for the American cause during world war 2. Not only that, he also contributed to the scientific field by inventing the perfusion pump and contributed to the aviation aspect such as cruise control and developing more advanced airplanes, eventually turning to the space program. Although many knew him as a Nazi sympathizer, Lindbergh still displays the traits of a hero who inspires and pursues their