Dieudonne Costes

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Birthday
4, 1892
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 18, 1973 (80)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1892
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 18, 1973 (80)

About

French aviator who piloted the first nonstop flight from Paris to New York.

Before Fame

He was a World War I combat pilot who flew missions over the Balkans and ended the war with six confirmed kills.

Trivia

He was famous for his transatlantic flight as well as for his six-month, 35,000-mile airplane trip around the world.

Family Life

He grew up in Tarn-et-Garonne, in the southwest corner of France.

Associated With

He and Charles Lindbergh both flew a transatlantic route from Paris to New York.