Medals commemorating pioneers of manned flight, 18th-20th century.

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Medals commemorating pioneers of manned flight, 18th-20th century.

These six medals from different countries each commemorate a pioneer of manned flight. Several medals show the flight of hot air balloons. The medal in the centre is the Medal of Congress awarded to Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974), who made the first non-stop solo air crossing of the Atlantic in 1927.

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10304336
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 13:47
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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