From the arrival of the first clipper in 1935, Hawaii was one of the brightest jewels in Pan Am”s crown.
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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…
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.