What’s NOT YET been said about the Amelia Earhart photo discovery…

So I am pretty sure you have seen this now famous spy photo allegedly of Pilot Amelia Earhart and Navigator Fred Noonan.  If not — where have you been??? Blog visitor Tom recently remarked how the absence of Japanese guards should indicate that the two folks in the photo are not Earhart and Noonan but…

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Choy’s China Clipper Restaurant

Never give up hope!  I have to remind myself those words from time to time. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey a few weeks ago and time sure has had its impact on the location that hosted Wah Sun Choy’s China Clipper Restaurant (lower left corner under…

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Getting ready for round III

Here is a very short montage of video I took on my last visit to Micronesia. As you can see, this effort had a lot of moving parts and many people making those parts work as smooth as possible. I could not take on an effort of this magnitude all by myself so my dear…

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Found!

Well here is a lucky find today! I just received an original postcard of a restaurant called the China Clipper from either the late 1930s or early 1940s. According to my research, Wah Sun (Watson) Choy, a passenger on the Hawaii Clipper caring a very large some of money to his brother Frank in China,…

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75th Anniversary of the loss of the Hawaii Clipper

July 29, 1938, the Hawaii Clipper, on trip #229, was presumedly lost at sea 75 years ago today. The flying boat service between San Francisco Bay and Manila Bay required approximately sixty hours of flying time over six days with intermediate stops at Pearl Harbor, Midway Atoll, Wake Island and Guam. The Hawaii Clipper disappeared…

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The Hawaii Clipper breaks its silence at the Smithsonian

On Monday, April 8th, I had the honor and privilege of speaking about the Hawaii Clipper to the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Aviation Historical Society at the Smithsonian Udvar Hazy Museum.  The time “flew” by but I think we had some excellent discussions about the mystery and the status of my research. Thank…

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A New Video for a New Year

Hello Friends, As we all turn the page from 2012 to 2013, I would like to first thank you for your constant support and belief in this project.  I am most humbled by your kindness and generosity in helping to solve this long lost mystery.  Together, we will actually fulfill that ambition this year.  In…

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