Air Enthusiast 2000-03
E.Davies - Clipper to China (1)
Film cameras are set up to film 'China Clipper', as she is inched down the ramp into the water. Note the well-dressed launch crew, and the large tractor on the stern line
Beaching gear being launched into the water, after which is its floated under the Hawaii Clipper to enable her to be brought ashore.
Departure of a Martin 130 from Alameda
Unloading baggage from on of the island bases.
'China Clipper' NC14716 departs San Francisco Bay. The Golden Gate Bridge, still under construction, is in the background.
PanAm's first trans-Pacific revenue passengers, prior to boarding the Hawaii Clipper for the October 22, 1936, inaugural flight. Left to right: R F Bradley, Wilbur D May, Clara Adams, Charles Bartley, Thomas Fortune Ryan, Alfred Bennett and Mrs Zetta Averill.
Martin 130 under construction.
Captain's instrument panel on Hawaii Clipper
The flight engineer's station in the cabane of 'Hawaii Clipper', looking forward towards the cockpit