The Last Flight of The Hawaii Clipper

by The Pan Am Historical Foundation In June 1938, a young engineer from the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA) took along his 16mm movie camera on what would be the last completed round-trip flight of the Hawaii Clipper. The following month, the aircraft vanished without a trace. This is a short segment from that…

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This Day in Aviation: The Hawaii Clipper

by Bryan R. Swopes, This Day in Aviation This day in history, over 80 years ago… 29 July 1938: At 12:08 p.m., local time, the Pan American Airways System flying boat Hawaii Clipper lifted off from the waters of Apra Harbor on the west side of Guam, an island in the western Pacific Ocean. The Clipper was…

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Crowd Sourcing: We Can Use Your Help

Guy and the rest of the Lost Clipper team have been researching the disappearance of the NC14714 Hawaii Clipper for well over twenty years now. We’ve made great strides over the years, sometimes by leaps and bounds and other times in drabs and dribbles. Times are tough these days on a worldwide scale. For you….

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Magazine Wins A Best-in-Show Award for Lost Clipper Article

by Chris Wadsworth | Ashburn Magazine & The Burn Doing real magazine journalism with a focus on quality writing, photography and design has paid off for our friends at Ashburn Magazine. The publication received two Best-in-Show awards and 16 other prizes in the Virginia Press Association’s annual competition for journalistic and advertising excellence in 2021. Editor…

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The Story Behind the Manufacturer of The Hawaii Clipper

byJake Hardiman | Simply Flying When it comes to US postwar airliners, Douglas’s piston-engined designs like the DC-4 spring to mind. However, originally based in California, a now largely forgotten manufacturer called the Glenn L. Martin Company also threw its hat into the ring. In the beginning While The Martin Company’s best-known airliners flew in…

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Adventurers Hope to Solve Enduring Aviation Mystery

by Jeff Riegel | Chris Wadsworth | Ashburn Magazine Some of The Lost Clipper team local to Baltimore/Washington DC recently got together over lunch and spent almost 4 hours speaking with Ashburn Magazine’s editor, Chris Wadsworth, about the historic story of the Lost (Hawaii) Clipper and our continued efforts to repatriate those lost souls in…

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Four Ways We Can Use Your Help Today

Guy and the rest of the Lost Clipper team have been researching the disappearance of the NC14714 Hawaii Clipper for well over twenty years now. We’ve made great strides over the years, sometimes by leaps and bounds and other times in drabs and dribbles. Times are tough these days on a worldwide scale. For you….

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Pan Am PBS Documentary “Across the Pacific: Another Ocean” Pt. III

by Moreno/Lyons Productions in association withThe Pan Am Museum Foundation The third and last episode of the new Pan Am documentary entitled “Another Ocean” is streaming on the website of Virginia Public Media, the “presenting” PBS station. (View here…) https://www.pbs.org/video/crossing-the-pacific-across-the-pacific-another-ocean-a456bz/ Defying the skeptics, Pan Am builds an airway to Asia, allowing its airplanes to hopscotch across the world’s widest…

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A Memorial Day Tribute from The Lost Clipper Team

On this Memorial Day, the Lost Clipper team are thankful for the sacrifice so many throughout our history have made, for the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice and for their families who had to carry on without them. It is a sacrifice that is easy to forget. For those who have it,…

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The COVID Crime Chronicles

Steve Murphy – The inspiration for the Netflix series ‘Narcos’, and the former DEA agent who helped bring down Pablo Escobar, the world’s first narco-terrorist, joins Morgan Wright and The COVID Crime Chronicles with a special message about the Lost Clipper.  Morgan Wright is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy….

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