Charles Lindbergh poses beside his monoplane, Spirit of Louis at the Roosevelt Airfield in Long Island, New York. He shakes hands with two men. Lindbergh poses with his mother, Evangeline Lodge Land Lindbergh, beside the aircraft. 'Spirit of Louis' clearly visible on the aircraft. A car followed by a truck towing the aircraft backward, passes on road. Men follow. Men inspect the aircraft. Man standing atop engine fills plane with fuel, hands empty jug to another man on ground, and receives another jug from a 3rd man to continue filling. Lindbergh receives help changing into his flight gear and then gets in the cockpit. Plane takes off from the airfield for his famous, Orteig Prize-winning solo non-stop flight to Paris, France. Aerial views of Lindbergh's aircraft from another aircraft, as the expedition begins.
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