This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"The Plane Mate." Left side view of a Plane-Mate mobile lounge docked with the forward passenger door of a Pan Am Boeing 747 (front view of aircraft) at Dulles International Airport (IAD), Chantilly, Virginia; circa 1971. Behind the Plane-Mate, Pan Am truck-mounted air stairs are seen pulled up to the mid-fuselage doors. Additional Pan Am ground equipment is partially visible to the left and in the background. Note control tower and terminal visible in far right background.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Commercial