Model, Static, Boeing 314

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This object is on display in the America by Air exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Boeing 314

Pan Am president Juan Trippe ordered the Boeing 314 flying boat in 1936 specifically for the planned transatlantic route. The aircraft had a maximum range of 5,700 kilometers (3,500 miles), and on shorter flights it could carry up to 74 passengers and a crew of 10.

Gift of Pan American World Airways

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Pan American World Airways System.

Materials

  • Wood
  • Paint

Dimensions

3-D: 209.6 x 27.9 x 44.5cm (82 1/2 x 11 x 17 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Commercial advertising cutaway model of a Boeing 314 clipper aircraft in Pan American livery of silver with orange striping and black hull and glare panel. With figures and detailed compartments. 1/16 scale. Ca

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19480178001

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