"My Signature = My Honor: Captain Archie Paschal’s On-the-Spot Call" by Jack Seufert. For decades following Pan American Airway's charter in 1927, dozens, then hundreds, then thousands of employees made the company a global success unlike any company before it. Decades after the company's demise, and with declining first-person accounts, keeping the Pan Am story alive falls to a generation of scholars born after 1991. This article series introduces that next generation's efforts.
Glenn L. Martin’s Birds of a Feather, Two Branches of the Family Tree: The M-156 “Russian Clipper" & the M-162A “Tadpole Clipper" Flying Boats
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(Photo: Pan Am Cargo Boeing 747 circa 1970 Courtesy Aeroart)
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REGESTER for World Wings: Follow the Sun
90 Years Ago: A series of unique stories about Pan American Airways operations, month-by-month, 1933 & its people, aircraft and far-flung destinations. By Eric Hobson.
The Pan Am Building at 200 Park Avenue, opened in March 1963 with some intriguing real estate history
The "Clipper" Newsletter, Winter-Spring 2023 is here: The latest updates from Pan Am Historical Foundation & Partners, with lots of color photos and celebrations to report!
"Across the Pacific". Moreno/Lyons Productions in Association with The Pan Am Historical Foundation: Info on Streaming options & DVD
War Boat: A Heroic Tale in WW2: After Pearl Harbor when the Martin M-130 Philippine Clipper was moored at Wake Island, “The Clipper was a sitting duck, and although she was hit with 26 bullets, none of them did any serious damage. She could still fly, and it became obvious that the plane was going to be the last way off the atoll…”
Pan Am Lockheed Constellation in Vienna 1946, first flight after WW2. Read about Pan Am's postwar UN Clippers.
"Pan Am Charters: Routine to Daunting" by Eric Hobson. At Idlewild Airport cancer fighters board chartered PAA "Jet Clipper Conquer Cancer" to attend the 8th International Cancer Congress, July 1962. Photo from University of Miami Special Collections
“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
The 377s flew worldwide. Watch rare footage donated to PAHF by Peter Leslie of a Pan Am B-377 at Canton Island in the Pacific in 1954
Photo: Pan Am Boeing 377 Stratocruiser Inaugural Flight to Paris, 1950..
"A Grown-Up Job" - Piloting Flying Boats in the Pacific. 1930s photo of Pilot Bob Howard taking a star shot aboard a Pan Am Boeing 314.
Pan Am’s Art Deco Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia features the evocative WPA Mural "Flight" by James Brooks and a newly installed B-314 "Yankee Clipper" Model commissioned by the Pan Am Historical Foundation thanks to ongoing support from our members & donors!
Treasure Island Fabled Gateway: Artist concept of Treasure Island as an intermodal airport for land and seaplanes (Image: Jon Krupnick Collection)