The Spirit of Saint Louis was the first airplane to be flown solo, non-stop across the Atlantic. On May 20th 1927, at 7:52 a.m. this custom-built, single engine, single-seat monoplane flown by Charles Lindbergh departed Long Island, New York on its historic flight. After 33.5 hours and 3,600 miles, the plane arrived safely at Le Bourget Field in Paris.. These amazingly detailed DIY models start as 4" square steel sheets and finish as amazing 3D models. Use easy to follow instructions to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs, and connect them at the attachment points. Build your collection today!