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Clip #: TFA-23A-3
Library: TFA Network
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: North America
Country: United States
City: San Francisco
Pan Am Flying Clippers, flying boats, airplane Boeing B-314 Flying Clipper
Original nitrate film elements no longer available. 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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