American Air Mail Society Founded 1923

Lindbergh Flies the Mail – David S. Ball

From 1926 until 1931 Charles Lindbergh carried mail by air. When he began, envelopes carried in aircraft were a novelty. Following his transatlantic flight in 1927 interest in aviation exploded. Passenger service blossomed, commercial routes expanded, and Lindbergh himself become the world’s first celebrity.

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