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:

One-quarter rear left side view from above of Boeing Model 314 (r/n NX-18601) taxiing across open water, probably near the Boeing factory at Seattle, Washington; aircraft is seen before going into service with Pan American Airways (PAA) in January 1939 as the "Honolulu Clipper."

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Seaplanes
  • Airlines

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa late 1938 to early 1939

Repository Loc.

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



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