Lindbergh, Charles Augustus; Ryan NYP "Spirit of St Louis". [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

Charles A. Lindbergh (center, in pin-striped suit) poses in front of right wing of his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" (r/n NX-211) at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.; dated as June 11, 1927. Three-quarter right front view, close-up, of center of right wing (nose just visible at right edge). Crowd of civilians and Navy personnel look on from background and left side; two sailors stand near right side of nose of aircraft.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics - records
  • Airplanes
  • Aircraft

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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