Watchf AP     APHS295267 Sprit of St. Louis

Sprit of St. Louis

The Sprit of St. Louis, the $7,500 monoplane shown May 2, 1927 in which Charles A. Lindbergh, St. Louis airmail pilot will attempt the New York ? Paris flight in competition for the Orteig $25,000 prize. The plane was completed and tested at San Diego, Calif. It has a wing span of 46 feet, weights 4,750 pounds and has a cruising speed of 105 miles an hour. Tank capacity for 425 gallons of gasoline and 28 gallons of oil. (AP Photo)

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May 02, 1927 12:00:00 AM
February 22, 2010 03:46:00 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS
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3002 x 2304 3.48 MB
Air Vehicle, Pulling, Standing, Stationary, Transportation
APHS295267
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