MegaFlyover Photographer to Receive Lindbergh Award

Camels in Google EarthJ. Michael Fay, is the National Geographic Magazine photographer who took over 90,000 aerial photos of Africa. A sample of 500 of the photos are shown in the Google Earth Megaflyover layer (see the “Featured Content->National Geographic->Megaflyover” layer). It has just been announced that Michael Fay will be receiving the honorary 2007 Lindbergh Award. The honorary Lindbergh Award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions over many years toward improving our quality of life by balancing technological advancements and the preservation of our environment. The Lindbergh Award is given by the Lindbergh Foundation which is a legacy of Charles Lindbergh, the famous aviator who was the first to cross the Atlantic using his custom Spirit of St. Louis aircraft. The grandson of Charles, Eric Lindbergh, will be present during the award ceremony. Congratulations to Michael Fay, a well-earned honor!
Related: See some of the Megaflyover photos in Google Earth showing African animals.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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