The Spirit of St. Louis, flown solo by Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt
Airfield, Garden City, New York on Friday, May 20, 1927 and landed 33 hours,
and 30 minutes later at Aéroport Le Bourget in Paris, France on May 21, a
distance of approximately 3,600 miles, thus completing the first non-stop
flight from New York to Paris.
A short clip of the actual take off of the Spirit of St. Louis
Today the Spirit is on display at the National Air and Space Museum