“I may lose battles, but no one will ever see me lose minutes.” Pan Am's Dassault Falcon 20 Business Jet Promotion & Napolean's Carriage Pan Am's Dassault Falcon 20 Promotion & Napolean's Carriage
Pan Am and Vietnam: US Servicemen disembark from Pan Am B-727 at Saigon, 1967
"B-314 Memories" Parts 1 & 2 by Former Pan Am Radio Officer Ed Dover & Author of "The Long Way Home"
Pan Am's Juan Trippe and Charles Lindbergh with a Sikorsky S-38 flying boat. "Next Stop: Paramaribo" -- 1929 -- with the Trippes and the Lindberghs
Pan Am’s Art Deco Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia today features the evocative WPA Mural "Flight" by James Brooks
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Five outstanding Pan Am research collections: For many years, these museums & universities have been working to preserve, catalog and provide online & in-person access to some amazing Pan Am materials and artifacts. Updated info and links.
SEPTEMBER. 23 (7-10ET) & SEPTEMBER. 24, 2021 : PBSWorld broadcast of "Across the Pacific". Moreno/Lyons Productions in Association with The Pan Am Historical Foundation. Check your PBSWorld listings for exact times near you.
Pan Am Lockheed Constellation in Vienna 1946, first flight after WW2. Read about Pan Am's postwar UN Clippers.
A Medal of Honor Recipient, Pioneering Pilot, but also one of the very first members of the Air Line Pilots Association, Pan Am's Frank Ormsbee few exploratory missions, opened new routes to South America and worked to organize pilots. Ormsbee (right) is seen with an S-38 transferring mail bags from Miami before the first Air Mail flight to Santiago Chile from Cristobal, Canal Zone, in 1929.
Boeing 747SP (Special Performance) used for long range flights, delivered to Pan Am March 5, 1976
Detail of Aviation Artist John T. McCoy's Pan Am B-314 Courtesy of SFO Museum, Gift of Pan Am Historical Foundation
Wings Spread Far & Wide: The Pan Am North Stars Steel Band. The story of Tony Williams, master of steel pan music, and the top steel band in the Caribbean, who combined forces with Pan American World Airways in the 1960s to create the lively & popular Pan Am Jet North Stars.
The Pan Am Building at 200 Park Avenue, opened in March 1963 with some intriguing real estate history
Treasure Island Fabled Gateway: Artist concept of Treasure Island as an intermodal airport for land and seaplanes (Image: Jon Krupnick Collection)
Pan Am Boeing 377 Stratocruiser Inaugural Flight to Paris, 1950. The 377s flew worldwide. Watch rare footage from Peter Leslie of a Pan Am B-377 at Canton Island in the Pacific in 1954.