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The Pan Am Clipper Flying Cloud

"Known world wide as the premier travel icon, Pan Am represents a way of travel long since forgotten; a time when the journey was anticipated and savored as much as the destination. With Pan Am, 'getting there' always meant unmatched civility pooled with the pinnacle of innovation."

 

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The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was the largest land-based airliner in its day. It was the first pressurized airliner to go into production. The design of the Boeing 307 was based on the wings and tail of the B-17C Flying fortress. The prototype Stratoliner first flew on January 1, 1938. Boeing S-307Stratoliner, NC19903 (shown in this picture) was delivered to Pan American Airlines on March 22, 1940 at Brownsville, Texas. Its Boeing construction number is 2003.

  

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Taken on February 16, 2009