First Solo Flight Across the Atlantic

Spirit of St. LouisMay 20, 1927

Aboard the “Spirit of St. Louis” monoplane, Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in New York on his historic first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He will arrive in France 33.5 hours later.

  • Roof

    33.5 hours flight time, what was the fuel efficiency for the planes engine? and what quantity could the fuel tank carry?