Pan American Airways China Clipper

Pan American Airways China Clipper Aircraft

Stock #: 47698
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Stanley A. Piltz Company
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Arrival of the "China Clipper" 5 1/2 days out of the orient. After a 9,000 mile Trans-Pacific sky voyage. This luxurious flying ship is one of a fleet of three "Clipper" Ships, "China", "Hawaii" and "Philippine", operated on regular weekly trips between California and the Orient by Pan-American Airways System. stops are made at the Hawaiian, Midway, Wake, Guam, and Philippine Islands, en route, reducing a month's sea voyage to five and one-half days. these ships are capable of carrying a to of mail and express - will accommodate forty seated or eighteen sleeping passengers on a normal flight. The ships have a fuel capacity for a flight of 3,000 miles, with a high speed of 180 miles per hour.
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