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EAA Young Eagles - Ask the Expert

Question :
Was it a Charles Lindbergh`s grandson who, on the 70th anniversary of the Spirit of Saint Louis' New York to Paris flight (1997), travelled around the world on an aircraft?
Answer :
Actually, Erik Lindbergh re-created his grandfather’s famous New York to Paris flight on the 75th anniversary in 2002. He flew from New York to Paris in a modified Lancair single-engine airplane.
Erik is actively involved in many activities including the X Prize Foundation; is a spokesman for the Arthritis Foundation and works to preserve his grandparent’s legacy through the Lindbergh Foundation.
Aside from aviation, Erik is an artist and owner of Lindbergh Woodworks, which creates unique furniture and wood sculptures. He is known for his sculptures of rustic planets, spacecraft and aircraft within the community of astronomy and aviation.

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