41 Vanishing Facts About Amelia Earhart

by factinate.com “Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others” —Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was an author and pioneer in the field of aviation who disappeared during her attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1937. During her life she broke new ground…

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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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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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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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