Aircraft Photo of NX211 / N-X-211 | Ryan NYP | AirHistory.net #31024
Location
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:District of Columbia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian)
 
Photo Date:10 July 1978
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 31024
Photo Comment

Spirit of St Louis, the original, not one of the many replicas, seen at the Smithsonian Collection. This sole Ryan NYP was manufactured in April 1927. It is widely quoted as c/n 1, 29 or 30, but it was in fact never issued a manufacturer serial number by Ryan, nor a type certificate by the Civil Aeronautics Authority.

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