AERONAUTICS: Lindbergh at School

Col. Charles Augustus Lindbergh went last week to aviation school. By direction of President Coolidge, he was assigned to active duty with the Army Air corps at Selfridge Field, Mich. He will fly the latest army pursuit plane; participating as an ordinary military pilot in routine gunnery training exercises; concentrating on machine gunnery fire at stationary targets and targets towed by other planes.

The training period complete, Col. Lindbergh will revert on Dec. 31 to his status as a reserve officer.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!