Air Transport World

A flight to remember.(odds&ends)(Brief article)

The 75th anniversary of one of the airline industry's greatest achievements, the conquest of the Pacific Ocean, is fast approaching and plans are underway to commemorate the event that is linked forever to the names Pan Am and the China Clipper.

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The San Francisco Aeronautical Society in conjunction with the Pan Am Historical Foundation has announced plans for a China Clipper 75th Anniversary Flight in November 2010. It will retrace the world's first scheduled transpacific flight in 1935, Pan Am's Pacific Route that departed San Francisco via Honolulu, Midway, Wake, Guam and Manila. VIP functions will be held at each port of call, according to the organizers. …

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