A replica of the Charles A. Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane that was the first to fly nonstop from New York to Paris in 1927 is a major attraction at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in San Diego, California, USA. With financial backing from the Missouri city after which it was named, the monoplane was designed, built and tested in San Diego before making its historic flight that took 33-1/2 hours and won Lindbergh $25,000 in prize money. Displayed above the "Spirit of St. Louis" is an early glider aircraft.

A replica of the Charles A. Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane that was the first to fly nonstop from New York to Paris in 1927 is a major attraction at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in San Diego, California, USA. With financial backing from the Missouri city after which it was named, the monoplane was designed, built and tested in San Diego before making its historic flight that took 33-1/2 hours and won Lindbergh $25,000 in prize money. Displayed above the "Spirit of St. Louis" is an early glider aircraft. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Michele and Tom Grimm / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

G311J4

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25.9 MB (1.5 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

3700 x 2444 px | 31.3 x 20.7 cm | 12.3 x 8.1 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

5 November 2012

Location:

2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego, California, USA

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

A replica of the Charles A. Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis" airplane that was the first to fly nonstop from New York to Paris in 1927 is a major attraction at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in San Diego, California, USA. With financial backing from the Missouri city after which it was named, the monoplane was designed, built and tested in San Diego before making its historic flight that took 33-1/2 hours and won Lindbergh $25,000 in prize money. Displayed above the "Spirit of St. Louis" is an early glider aircraft.

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