Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004  models important aircraft and flights from  the 1st Century of Aviation Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004  models important aircraft and flights from  the 1st Century of Aviation Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004  models important aircraft and flights from  the 1st Century of Aviation
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004- A Century of Flight.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004

Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis"

Descriptions from - www.microsoft.com/games/flightsimulator/aircraft.asp  >> 2009 update - web page is gone << 


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After the Vimy crossing, an American restaureteur offered $25,000 to the first crew to cross the more arduous route from New York to Paris. Eight years later the prize was still awaiting claim when Lindbergh hurried ahead of other teams aiming for the lucre.

His two main rivals each spent more than the prize money on their planes -- Commander Richard Byrd spent $100,000 on a Fokker Trimotor. To make it aloft in the Ryan NYP, Lindbergh spent only $10,580, sacrificing comfort, soundproofing, forward vision, and, most astonisingly, even predictable handling in the race for the City of Light.

 >>> external web-site –  Flying with Spirit by Lane Wallace



These images were taken using a GeForce 6600 GTgraphics card,
on a Pentium-4 - 3 GHz - rigged for silent running

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