China Clipper

China Clipper

Aviation Museum & Library

Sep 29, 2010 - Jul 12, 2020

China Clipper

The challenges and triumphs of pioneering ocean air transport by Pan American Airways' flying clipper ships is presented with more than one hundred and twenty artifacts, models, documents, and photographs dating from the inauguration of service in 1935 to the end of the flying boat era in 1946. The China Clipper is featured as an individual aircraft that typified the accomplishments of the legendary Pan Am and the flagship of a fleet that inspired a cultural phenomenon as it captured the world's imagination.

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Clipper Glory: The Dawn of the Ocean Air Transport  segment 1 of 3


Clipper Glory: The Dawn of the Ocean Air Transport  segment 2 of 3


Clipper Glory: The Dawn of the Ocean Air Transport  segment 3 of 3

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