Pan American Clippers

Author: James Trautman
ISBN: 9781554078943
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Illustrated with rare period photographs, vintage travel posters, magazine ads and colorful company brochures, this book covers every aspect of that fabulous era.--From publisher description.

Corporate Disasters

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1535816317
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Schwartz, John. “Pan American World Airways: 1927–1991.” Newsweek, July 21,
1991. Stern, Richard L. “The End of an Empire.” Forbes, February 4, 1991. Torre-
Kitamura, Maria. “50 Hawaii Icons: Pan Am Airlines.” Hawaii Business, June 1,
2005. Trautman, James. Pan American Clippers: The Golden Age of Flying Boats
. Erin, Ontario, Canada: Boston Mills Press, November 2007. U.S. Centennial of
Flight Commission. “The Airline Bankruptcies of the 1980s.” Washington, DC,

Rendezvous With Destiny

Author: Michael Fullilove
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101617829
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New York Times, July 15, 1940; Troy, Wild Bill and Intrepid, 47. 52. New York
Times, July 16 and 18, 1940; Chicago Daily Tribune, August 18, 1940. 53.
Clipper information enclosed with Juan Trippe to Averell Harriman, December 17
, 1973, box 865, Averell Harriman Papers, LC; Meiklejohn MS Diary, March 10–
11, 1941, LC; James Trautman, Pan American Clippers: The Golden Age of
Flying Boats (Erin, ON: Boston Mills, 2007), 52–54; Life, November 3, 1941. 54.
New York Times ...

Laguardia Airport

Author: Joshua Stoff
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439620539
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1940. The golden age of the commercial flying boat was fairly brief at LaGuardia
Airport. The Pan American Airways flying boats operated from here between
March 1940 and June 1945. (CAM.) FLIGHT DECK OF A BOEING B314, C. 1939.
The spacious.


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Trautman The Boston Mills Press 272pp; 200 color and 100 b&w photos;
hardbound with dust jacket ($49.95) The degree of fascination with the era of Pan
American's ocean-spanning 'Clipper' flying boats far outweighs the number (less
than 30) that saw service between 1931 and 1946. This very readable narrative
distills the contents of many books written specifically about the aircraft, the
airline, and the air ...

The Golden Age Of Aviation

Author: Katherine S. Williamson
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers
ISBN: 9780765197757
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^NDEX The Golden Age of Aviation, illustrated with 95 period photographs ...
John, 35, 37 Alia Littoria, 44 American Airlines, 71, 77 amphibian aircraft, 76
Antoinette monoplane .... Hart, 12 Oiseau Blanc, V, 54 Orteig Prize, 53, 54 Pacific
routes, 39, 66-68 Pan American Airlines, 65-71 passenger air service on airships,
56, 57, 61-62 in Europe, 4047, 44, 47, 59, 62 on flying boats, 44-45, 57, 78, 65-71
on modern aircraft, 64, 65, 75-77 in United States, 42, 44, 50-51, 64, 71 Patterson
, Maj.

The Aopa Pilot

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Opulent flying boats played a key role in transoceanic flight. You can relive the
experiences in Pan American Clippers, The Golden Age of Flying Boats. In
exhaustive detail, author James Traut- man covers this era when America was
recovering from economic depression and the world was opening up. Published
by Boston Mills Press, the 272- page hardcover book features numerous photos
and illustrations. It sells for $49.95. Jack Elliott wrote a newspaper column for
more than 38 ...

In The Event Of A Water Landing

Author: Michael G. Walling
Publisher: Cutter Publishing
ISBN: 0982855303
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Just over a month later the Dixie Clipper, under the command of Captain R.O.D.
Sullivan, inaugurated Pan Am's first regular passenger service from New York to
Southampton, England, via Gander, Newfoundland. The golden age of the
commercial flying-boats was abruptly interrupted by the outbreak of World War II
on September 1, 1939. The war curtailed Pan Am's opportunity to build on its
success. The northern transatlantic route was abandoned after only three months
, ...

Guinness World Records 2005

Author: Claire Folkard
ISBN: 9780851121925
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... although it was decommissioned within a year, broken up for scrap and melted
down to build fighter planes. 46.3 m (152 ft), a length of 32.3 m (106 ft) and a
maximum take-off weight of 38.1 tonnes (84,000 lb). Clippers were operated by
Pan American Airlines during the 'golden age' of flying boats in the late 1930s.
Aircraft 2 £ Feats of engineering * Largest objects transported. Largest flying
boats « in passenger service The Boeing Model 314 'Clipper' aircraft (left) had a
wingspan of.

Night Over Water

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101126684
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The golden age of the flying boats was very short. Only twelve Boeing B-314s
were built, six of the first ... Another, the Yankee Clipper, crashed at Lisbon in
February 1943 with twenty-nine casualties—the only crash in the history of the
aircraft. The three planes Pan American did not give to the U.S. military were sold
to the British, and were also used to carry VIPs across the Atlantic: Churchill flew
on two, the Bristol and the Berwick. The point of flying boats was that they did not
need ...