The Boeing 314 Clipper

Boeing 314 Clipper passenger Liner Flight Deck
Boeing 314 Clipper Flight Deck
Boeing 314 Clipper

The Boeing 314 Clipper was a long-range flying boat produced by the Boeing Airplane Company between 1938 and 1941 and is comparable to the British Short S.26. One of the largest aircraft of the time, it used the massive wing of Boeing’s earlier XB-15 bomber prototype to achieve the range necessary for flights across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Twelve Clippers were built for Pan Am, three of which were sold to BOAC in 1941 before delivery.”

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  1. This might have been my favourite of the big seaplanes running passengers. What an age, where travel really was adventurism into almost unknown territory.

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