Erik Lindbergh, Grandson of Famed Aviator Charles Lindbergh, Receives the First Longines Lindbergh Award
New York (United States)/Saint-Imier (Switzerland), May 21, 2018 – Longines was honoured to present the very first Longines Lindbergh Award during a ceremony held Monday night in New York. In the spirit of elegance and performance dear to the Swiss watchmaker, the first laureate to receive the prize, honouring a person of Charles Lindbergh's pioneering character, was none other than Erik Lindbergh, grandson of Charles Lindbergh. In 1927, the famed aviator performed the very first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and, to celebrate this remarkable feat, Longines created a prize to honour other innovative achievements.
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