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19483 Age of the Great Flying Boats – Pan Am’s Clipper Ships

Course number : 19483   ID : 88350    Class Section : FAA-PE
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Pan American Airways began in 1927 with a borrowed seaplane and a USPS contract to deliver mail to Cuba. Within a decade, Pan Am had become the United States’ premier international commercial airline. Using a combination of land and amphibian aircraft, Pan Am built an extensive service that covered the Caribbean islands and South America. When founder Juan Trippe set his sights on spanning the oceans in the mid-1930s, he turned to massive flying boats as the solution because few all-weather runways existed that could handle the weight of giant long-range aircraft. Follow the evolution of Pan Am’s luxurious amphibian “Clipper Ships” as they first conquered the Americas and then both oceans in this golden period of commercial aviation that ended with the start of World War II.
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Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

CE South Building

Richard Blankmeyer 



Please read:  Tuition remission eligible under Personal Enrichment



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/4/2019 - 12/11/2019 Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 105 Richard Blankmeyer