Pan American Clippers Book

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For a world coming out of economic depression in the 1930s, the Pan American Airways Clipper "flying boats" symbolized elegance and luxury, adventure and romance.

Airliner

airliner

Air Force Wings

air force wings

Balloon

balloon

Biplane

biplane

Bonanza A36

bonanza a36

Cessna 210

cessna 210

Cherokee

cherokee

Corporate Jet

corporate jet

Drone

drone

Eclipse

eclipse

Ercoupe

ercoupe

Floatplane

floatplane

Glider

glider

Helicopter

helicopter

High Wing

highwing

Light Twin

light twin

Low Wing

low wing

Military Fighter

military fighter

Modern Corporate Jet

modern corporate jet

Modern High Wing

modern high wing

Modern Twin Engine

modern twin engine

Mooney

mooney

Single Engine Turbo Prop

single engine turbo prop

Taildragger

taildragger

Twin Turboprop

twin turbo prop

V-Tail Bonanza

v-tail bonanza

Cruiser

cruiser

Equestrian

equestrian

Golfer

golfer

Sailboat

sailboat

Scull

skull

Skier

skier

Tennis Player

tennis player

Avation Exploring

aviation explorer

Beechcraft

beechcraft

Cessna

cessna

Cirrus

cirrus

COPA

Cirrus Owners and Pilots Associations

Diamond Aircraft

Diamond Aircraft

Flight Design

flight design

Foreflight

foreflight

Garmin

garmin

I'd Rather Be Flying

I'd Rather Be Flying

Mile High

Mile High

Mooney Classic

Mooney Classic

Mooney

mooney

NAFI

nafi

Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association

Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association

Piper

Piper

Piper Classic

Piper Classic

Sporty's

Sporty's

Sporty's Pilot Shop

Sporty's Pilot Shop

SAFE

SAFE

Stratus

stratus
For a world coming out of economic depression in the 1930s, the Pan American Airways Clipper "flying boats" symbolized elegance and luxury, adventure and romance. Illustrated with rare period photographs, vintage travel posters, magazine ads, and colorful company brochures, this fascinating book covers every aspect of the fabulous era of Pan American's graceful clippers. Like their maritime namesakes, the Clippers used the oceans to form a vast global network of travel routes. Pan Am founder Juan Trippe was a visionary who saw the importance of international travel to a changing world. His Clippers would play a key role in the evolution of transoceanic flight, setting time and distance records over the Atlantic and Pacific, providing airmail delivery between countries, and eventually serving the Allies as troop and cargo transports during WWII. Pan Am Clippers permanently changed the world's concept of time and space by dramatically reducing travel time and opening up international air travel to the general public. This fascinating, informative and richly illustrated book brings back another time and way of life. Paperback and approx. 296 pages.

This edition has an additional 16 pages to add more historical and current information and provide additional detail and context to the historical importance of the flying boats, including:

• Pan Am's Art Deco terminals
• the fate of the last Pan Am Clippers and where to see the survivors
• the Foynes Flying Boat Terminal, Ireland
• Trippe and Lindbergh's groundbreaking flight to Asia by way of the Great Circle Route (Canada-Alaska-Siberia-Japan-China)
• Shediac, New Brunswick, the landing site of 24 Savoia Manchetti S-55 flying boats from Rome en route to Chicago's Century of Progress International Exposition
• Pan Am enters politics when Frank Roosevelt uses it in Latin America to sidestep the World War II Neutrality Act
• Trippe's long-held dream of flying mail and passengers across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, and the opening of LaGuardia Airport.
For a world coming out of economic depression in the 1930s, the Pan American Airways Clipper "flying boats" symbolized elegance and luxury, adventure and romance. Illustrated with rare period photographs, vintage travel posters, magazine ads, and colorful company brochures, this fascinating book covers every aspect of the fabulous era of Pan American's graceful clippers. Like their maritime namesakes, the Clippers used the oceans to form a vast global network of travel routes. Pan Am founder Juan Trippe was a visionary who saw the importance of international travel to a changing world. His Clippers would play a key role in the evolution of transoceanic flight, setting time and distance records over the Atlantic and Pacific, providing airmail delivery between countries, and eventually serving the Allies as troop and cargo transports during WWII. Pan Am Clippers permanently changed the world's concept of time and space by dramatically reducing travel time and opening up international air travel to the general public. This fascinating, informative and richly illustrated book brings back another time and way of life. Paperback and approx. 296 pages.

This edition has an additional 16 pages to add more historical and current information and provide additional detail and context to the historical importance of the flying boats, including:

• Pan Am's Art Deco terminals
• the fate of the last Pan Am Clippers and where to see the survivors
• the Foynes Flying Boat Terminal, Ireland
• Trippe and Lindbergh's groundbreaking flight to Asia by way of the Great Circle Route (Canada-Alaska-Siberia-Japan-China)
• Shediac, New Brunswick, the landing site of 24 Savoia Manchetti S-55 flying boats from Rome en route to Chicago's Century of Progress International Exposition
• Pan Am enters politics when Frank Roosevelt uses it in Latin America to sidestep the World War II Neutrality Act
• Trippe's long-held dream of flying mail and passengers across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, and the opening of LaGuardia Airport.

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