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

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Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

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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