by The Pan Am Historical Foundation Over 50 years ago today on December 17th, 1970, Juan T. Trippe was inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio. This 15-minute film was produced for the occasion.
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The Marine Air Terminal Memorializes Pan Am’s Historic Legacy
The highly-anticipated new Boeing B-314 Model of the iconic “Yankee Clipper” and three new bronze historical plaques at the Marine Air Terminal (MAT) in NYC were installed in October 2021.
Pan Am PBS Documentary “Across The Pacific: Latin Laboratory” Pt. II
by Moreno/Lyons Productions in association withThe Pan Am Museum Foundation Air Tourism Begins in “Across The Pacific: Latin Laboratory” The second episode of the new Pan Am documentary entitled “Latin Laboratory” is streaming on the website of Virginia Public Media, the “presenting” PBS station. https://player.pbs.org/viralplayer/3043058025/ The third and last episode “Another Ocean” will be available online through PBS…
Pan Am PBS Documentary “Across the Pacific: Airborne” Pt. 1
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.
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,…
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…