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1/4-scale Spirit of St. Louis – Family connections inspired Chris Beehler’s Build

Robart made the scale struts and landing gear for the Spirit of St. Louis.
One of the most iconic aircraft of all time, Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis resides in the Smithsonian, hanging from the ceiling in the place of honor called the Milestones of Flight gallery. Custom-built by Ryan Aircraft Company, it is officially known as the Ryan NYP (New York to Paris). The nickname “Spirit of St. Louis” was derived from Lindbergh’s financial backers at the St. Louis Racquet Club in his then hometown of St....


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