Expedition 5 is On!

What if YOU were given the opportunity to not only BE a part of history, but to actually CHANGE history on a worldwide scale? And what if that rare offer made you a part of an international family of exclusive researchers to witness and participate, in real-time, the historical unveiling of one of the world’s…

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What Happened to the Hawaii Clipper?

By John J. Geoghegan Aviation History Magazine Vanished!: What Happened to the Hawaii Clipper? In the 81 years since the Hawaii Clipper disappeared, no one has figured out what happened to the flying boat and its crew. A few minutes before 6 a.m. on July 29, 1938, Pan American Airways Captain Leonard Terletzky taxied the…

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DEA Narcos’ Steve Murphy Speaks to Graduates

by Wayde Byard, Loudoun County Public Schools Former DEA special agent and Lost Clipper teammate, Steve Murphy, told the 403 graduates of Briar Woods High School in Loudoun County Virginia to drop the word “no” from their vocabulary if they want to say “yes” to a successful and rewarding future. “So, what can you expect…

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Greeting Jim Janicki to The Lost Clipper Team!

As followers of The Lost Clipper project over the years (specifically 20 years for us as of June 2019!), you’re well aware of the puzzle that the team is trying to decipher. Obviously, one part of that puzzle is the detective work that must be done to re-create the events and possibilities those 80+ years…

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An Expedition to Locate the Wreckage of Samoan Clipper

by The Pan Am Foundation Dr. Robert Ballard is best known for his discovery of the RMS Titanic’s final resting place.  He continues his ocean exploration and work on board the Nautilus. BREAKING NEWS:  Now in his sights is Pan American World Airways Sikorsky S-42 “Samoan Clipper”.  Captained by Edwin C. Musick, lost over the…

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Pearl Harbor Survivors Commemorate 77th Anniversary of Attack

On the morning of December 7, 1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault. The attack killed more than 2,300 people, nearly half of them on the battleship USS Arizona. More than 1,100 were injured. After the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech before Congress, calling December 7th a…

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Moving Forward

The Lost Clipper team recently participated in a very collaborative meeting in Quantico, VA with a dozen very influential and prominate investigators in the field.  The idea is to look at “the larger picture” and hopefully combine resources and efforts to help navigate history and find what we’re all looking for. It’s our hope to…

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Island Hopper: USA to Guam and All Points in Between

United Airlines recently created a vignette about their island hopper which tells a little bit about our flight to/from the USA mainland to Micronesia and all the islands we see along the way… Three to four times per week, a United 737-800 takes off from Honolulu just as the sun begins to rise, making five…

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