Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

View from atop left wing, looking along the length of the wing, of the Pan American Airways Boeing Model 314 Clipper "California Clipper" (r/n NC-18602, fleet no. 18) at the Pearl City Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, circa 1939-1940. Nose of flying boat is seen at left, with navigator's observatory hatch seen standing open at center right. Two men standing on right wing in background are unidentified.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Boeing Model 314 Clipper "California Clipper"
  • Airlines
  • Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1939-1940


Pacific Rim, Hawaii, North America, United States of America, America, U.S., United States, US, USA

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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