Weekly Clipper Clip #16: An Expert’s Opinion

Dr. Vernon Grose, aviation expert and former NTSB member, tells his opinion simply and directly on what happened to The Lost Clipper. Per Wikipedia, Vernon Leslie Grose (born June 27, 1928) is an American author, professor, aerospace engineer, air disaster analyst, risk management expert, and former member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In…

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Project RECOVER: A Quest to Locate and Repatriate Lost American Servicemen

In the same expression of hope and determination, the BentProp Project and Project RECOVER have interweaving common goals as The Search for the Lost Clipper to ultimately locate and help repatriate missing World War II Airmen.   Project RECOVER is a public-private partnership to enlist 21st century science and technology combined with in-depth archival and…

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

As the oil still seeps from the sunken hulk of the Battleship USS Arizona, also too does our thoughts and remembrances still linger of the day it was sunk – December 7th, 1941.  For me, I take this moment to not only reflect on the sacrifices of the honorable men and women during World War II, and all…

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…and then there is this…

As the bold headline in the Sunday Albuquerque Journal News Paper (Feb 5, 1939) shouts “Air Circles Baffled by Disappearance of Hawaii Clipper,” so goes our investigation.  In a reverse of how we normally give information to our readers – we have decided to post the  Page 7 article to better give the taste of…

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Traces Found of Lost Clipper

Thanks Jamie for your message and I too must keep an open mind as I have been at this for over 16 years and am susceptible to target fixation (tunnel vision).  Proof to another possible ending for the clipper may be found in the news papers from September 1938.  In one article from the Reno…

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A Thanksgiving Proclamation

From your friends working on the Lost Clipper Project, we extend a joyful and warm Thanksgiving Day wish that you find moments of joy and appreciation of being  citizens of the most amazing, dynamic and heroic country on the planet.  I am personally thankful for my God, my Savior,  Country, my family and friends and…

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