History Detectives

Aviation Autographs Reveal a Mystery Aircraft

Clip: Season 9 Episode 4 | 17m 54s

This piece of aviation fabric has the signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky along with the date August 1943. Tukufu Zuberi sets out to authenticate the signatures. Which aircraft did this fabric come from? Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis? Sikorsky's first helicopter? Or another aircraft altogether?

Aired: 07/11/11

Rating: NR

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