Pan Am History Items and Articles
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1952 An article on changes at Pan Am's Hong Kong station. (click to enlarge)
1952 A group of teachers visit Pan American's San Francisco maintenance base. (click to enlarge)
This page contains charts, graphs, maps and articles from the 1950s related to the history of Pan Am. Below each image is a brief description of the content of the image. Click on the image to enlarge it. When finished reading or reviewing the image click the "close" button on the bottom right corner of the image.
1952 An article on a proposed building that Pan Am wished to build at the Seattle, Washington Airport. (click to enlarge)
1952 An article on the impact of a typhoon on Pan Am's Wake Island operation. (click to enlarge)
1953, January 15, The crew of a speed record breaking flight from Honolulu to San Francisco pose for a photo with details of the flight printed below
1955, July, An article on Pan Am's 50,000th Atlantic Crossing and comments by various leaders in aviation. Mentioned in the article are Harold Gray, Pan Am's first Trans-Atlantic Captain and Juan Trippe the founder of Pan Am
1957, December 1, An ad from a timetable promoting speed records being broken by Pan Am's then new Douglas DC7 aircraft.
1957, December, Information on Pan Am's first charter flight to Antarctic in support of US Government research.
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