Pan Am PBS Documentary “Across the Pacific”

by Pan Am Museum Foundation When the China Clipper took off for the first scheduled flight to Manila on November 22, 1935, it riveted the attention of people around the world. At that moment Pan Am vaulted to a commanding position and the world changed forever as a result. That’s the story brought to life…

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Son of Juan Trippe Passes Away

(Published in The New York Times on Feb. 5, 2017) “Charlie,” 81 years young, died peacefully but reluctantly at home in Westport Point, MA on January 29, 2017 in the company of his family. He was a perpetrator of wild schemes, energetic and hardworking, an enthusiastic family sailor, a lover of golf, skiing, and football, and a…

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The Hunt to Solve the Mystery of the Hawaii Clipper (2011-2012)

  DATELINE:  December 31, 2011 SUCCESS!  Your contribution has enabled me to return to the island in February 2012 (visited previously in 2009) and use Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to localize the 15 bodies for DNA identification.  After the suspected site is processed, the bodies will be recognized by the US Government for return to…

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