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“If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea” Charles Lindbergh and the Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis”

Is it an exaggeration to say that hardly any aircraft silhouette is better known than that of the Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis"? This is rivalled only by the fame of its pilot, Charles Lindbergh. His dazzling and peculiarly [...]

"Spirit of St. Louis"

In 1926 Charles Lindbergh, as a young airmail pilot for Robertson Aircraft Corporation, dreamt of flying the Atlantic in order to capture the elusive Orteig Prize of $ 25 000. This prize was sponsored by the prominent New York Hotel [...]