Pan American Airways (Brochure), China Clipper Service; Boeing 314 "Honolulu Clipper". [ephemera]


Collection Item Summary:

Pan American Airways brochure, "Overnight to Hawaii - $278." Front cover illustration by Lawler depicts happy passengers deplaning from the Pan American Airways Boeing 314 "Honolulu Clipper" and being greeted by friendly Hawaiians. Interior pages with text include photographs of Boeing 314 crew and passenger cabins, a sample menu, and a color cutaway illustration of the "Honolulu Clipper" in flight. Back cover illustration is a fanciful map of PAA's trans-Pacific China Clipper service embellished with various Pacific sights. Brochure also includes a loose timetable page (Trans-Pacific Schedule) effective October 31, 1939, for weekly service between San Francisco and Hong Kong via Honolulu, Midway, Wake, Guam, Manila, and Macao.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aircraft
  • Airlines
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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