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Historic Flights Back in Time

For several years, Bill Jeffcoat wrote Letters to the Editor of the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle newspaper.  In these letters, he mused on the history of Abilene, usually relating the story to something relevant today.  In this Letter to the Editor from April 1, 1999, Bill wrote about the history of one of C.L. Brown’s lesser known companies:

In May 1927, Charles Lindbergh makes his one man crossing of the Atlantic in his one engine airplane called “The Spirit of St. Louis.”  It was New York to Paris, the first man to make such a flight. Read More→