Aviator Charles Lindbergh in Panama. Lindbergh takes President Rodolfo Chiari Robles, (President of Panama 1924-1928) for a ride over the Canal Zone. President Rodolfo Chiari strapped into the seat in Lindbergh's plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis'. The plane takes off. The plane in flight over Panama City and Balboa. Aerial views of Panama City, Balboa, buildings and the Panama canal zone. The President disembarks from the plane and talks to some officials.
Colonel Charles Lindbergh along with Major General William S Graves, Commanding General of Canal Zone, Major General Malin Craig and Brigadier General William Cruikshank review troops at United States Army base, Fort Amador in Canal Zone, Panama on January 11, 1928.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh in Panama City, Panama. Lindbergh with officials in a balcony. He greets the large crowd below. Lindbergh poses with President Rodolfo Chiari Robles and other officials. Lindbergh in the cockpit of his De Havilland DH-4 airplane. (The airplane appears to have a corrugated metal fuselage.) An officer helps the President don his flying gear. President Rodolfo Chiari climbs into the rear cockpit. The plane taxis and takes off. The plane in flight over Balboa and the Panama Canal. Aerial views of buildings, the harbor and the canal. A man helps the President out of the plane after the landing. Lindbergh on a sight seeing trip with officers. Children lined up on either side greet Lindbergh as he arrives to meet them.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh in Panama City, Panama. Horse cavalry and soldiers on foot prepare to welcome Lindbergh as his plane lands at Pina Field. A crowd gathered at the field. Lindbergh is led by military officers for a welcoming ceremony. President Rodolfo Chiari awards Lindbergh the Medal of Honor. Lindbergh wearing the Medal. People throng the streets for a glimpse of Lindbergh as his motorcade passes through the city. Lindbergh with the President in a car.
Guests leaving the traditional Commander's New Year's Day reception, at home of Major General William S. Graves, in Quarry Heights, Canal Zone, Panama. General Graves is bidding guests farewell, as they leave the reception.
Guests arrive at Major General William S Graves's house for New Year Day reception in Quarry Heights in Panama. Guests greet each other. They eat and drink in the lawn.