Originally shared by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Today in 1927: Charles Lindbergh completed the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight in the Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis.” 

Do you know what the “NYP” stands for in Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis?”

See the “Spirit of St. Louis” on display in “Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall” at the Museum in Washington, DC: http://bit.ly/1gPhLOn