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Description: Pan American Airways Boeing B-314 Flying Clipper flying low over San Francisco Bay and approaching crowd watching from shore of Treasure Island. Plane flying over the crowd and the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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Clip #: TFA-23A-3
Length: :26
Color: B/W
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
City: San Francisco
Subject: Airplanes
Original: 35mm
Pan Am Flying Clippers, flying boats, airplane Boeing B-314 Flying Clipper

Originally delivered to Pan Am in 1939, it was the largest commercial airliner until Boeing introduced the B-747 in 1969. It was first commercial airliner to circumnavigate the earth in 1941. In a secret OSS mission, it carried uranium from Africa to the US during WW II for the first atomic bombs.

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