Lindbergh's Periscope in the Spirit of St. Louis

Close up of Lindbergh's periscope on the "Spirit of St. Louis"

The Spirit of St. Louis had no windscreen. Lindbergh used a periscope on the left side of the aircraft to see ahead of him.

  • Created: 2015

  • NASM 2015-05242

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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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