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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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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Best wishes for a safe and healthy Independence Day!

Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it. Best wishes for a safe and healthy Independence Day with friends and family!

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An Update On An Old Story

About a year ago, we weighed in on the image taken on Jaluit Atoll that was reported as being of missing aviatrix Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan. The issue was that a blogger in Japan found the exact same image in a Japanese archive and that it was “stamped” 1935.  None of the…

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FEATURE: Bob Perry, Lost Clipper Cemetery Geophysics Specialist

Bob Perry, Lost Clipper Cemetery Geophysics of Topographix LLC, explains Ground Penetrating Radar and how it rules out false possibilities before an actual dig, drastically saving time and money. Bob, like the other members of The Lost Clipper Crew, is an intrical part behind the search to uncover the true history of those 15 missing…

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Feature: The Lost Clipper’s Steve Murphy in Micronesia

DEA Narcos’ Steve Murphy was in Micronesia earlier in 2018 as lead investigator on The Lost Clipper exploration along with the entire team. “The hunt for the world’s very first aerial hijacking at the hands of rogue Japanese agents before World War II comes to a head on the exotic shores of Micronesia. A never…

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Trip to Truk, A Visual Recap

In late January through early February of 2018, The Lost Clipper team ventured again into the islands of Truk Lagoon. This is a brief visual recap of our search. Guy Noffsinger, Executive Producer Jeff Riegel, Producer Bill Stinnett, The Truk Stop Steve Murphy, DEA Narcos Robert Perry, Topographix Stephen Clouse, Liaison Ollie Dale, Vitually Famous…

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Quite A Productive Day!

We had quite a productive day today. Aside from a few downpours, things went well for us. The entire crew is back again tomorrow using sophisticated Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) via Topographix to hone in on our search target. These folks on the island are super friendly, climbing a nearby coconut tree and preparing a…

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