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Clipper (Model 314)
As airplane travel became popular during the mid-1930s, passengers wanted to fly across the ocean, in response Boeing developed the Model 314, nicknamed the "Clipper" after the great oceangoing sailing ships.
Boeing Model 314 Clipper in Flight
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Boeing Model 314 Clipper in Flight
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Boeing Model 314 Clipper Assembly and Testing
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Boeing Model 314 Clipper Assembly and Testing
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Boeing Model 314 Clipper Takeoffs, Landings, Taxi, Cargo Load
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Boeing Model 314 Clipper Takeoffs, Landings, Taxi, Cargo Load
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Slow Motion of Boeing Model 314 Clipper Taxi and Landing
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Slow Motion of Boeing Model 314 Clipper Taxi and Landing
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Model 314 Clipper Flying Near Mt. Rainier
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Model 314 Clipper Flying Near Mt. Rainier
Boeing Model 314 Clipper with Mt. Rainier in the background.
314 Clipper in Flight, Near Seattle
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314 Clipper in Flight, Near Seattle
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper Above the Golden Gate Bridge
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314 Clipper Above the Golden Gate Bridge
As airplane travel became popular during the mid-1930s, passengers wanted to fly across the ocean, so...
314 Clipper in Flight
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314 Clipper in Flight
The Clipper was the largest commercial transport of its time and the icon of the romantic era of flight....
314 Clipper Flying over Seattle
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314 Clipper Flying over Seattle
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Boeing 314 Clipper Takes Off
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Boeing 314 Clipper Takes Off
The Boeing 314 Clipper of 1938 represents the pinnacle of romance in air travel. This was the largest...
314 Clipper Landing
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314 Clipper Landing
The Clipper was the largest commercial transport of its time and the icon of the romantic era of flight....
Testing the 314 Clipper Twin Tail
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Testing the 314 Clipper Twin Tail
Boeing News photographer G. S. Williams in September 1938, captured this glittering image of the whale-shaped...
Boeing 314 Clipper Gains Speed for Takeoff
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Boeing 314 Clipper Gains Speed for Takeoff
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper in the Ocean
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314 Clipper in the Ocean
The Boeing 314 Clipper of 1938 represents the pinnacle of romance in air travel. This was the largest...
Boeing Model 314 Clipper Afloat by Dock
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Boeing Model 314 Clipper Afloat by Dock
The Boeing Model 314 flying boat, known as the Boeing "Clipper," was the epitome of air-travel comfort...
314 Clipper with Yacht
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314 Clipper with Yacht
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper Afloat
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314 Clipper Afloat
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat was the largest passenger transport of its time, and it...
314 Clipper in Early Morning Mist
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314 Clipper in Early Morning Mist
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat was the largest passenger transport of its time, and it...
314 Clipper Afloat
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314 Clipper Afloat
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper Twin Tail at Night on Water
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314 Clipper Twin Tail at Night on Water
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper at Mathews Beach Below Storm Clouds
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314 Clipper at Mathews Beach Below Storm Clouds
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Water Reflects the Grandeur of the 314 Clipper
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Water Reflects the Grandeur of the 314 Clipper
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat was the largest passenger transport of its time, and it...
314 Clipper - Gigantic Prow Ready to Fly
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314 Clipper - Gigantic Prow Ready to Fly
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat was the largest passenger transport of its time, and it...
Boeing 314 Clipper Docked
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Boeing 314 Clipper Docked
With a nose similar to that of the modern 747, the Clipper was the "jumbo" airplane of its time.
314 Clipper
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314 Clipper
The Model 314 had a 3,500-mile range and made the first scheduled trans-Atlantic flight on June 28, 1939....
Launching Boeing Model 314 Clipper
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Launching Boeing Model 314 Clipper
With a nose similar to that of the modern 747, the Clipper was the "jumbo" airplane of its time with...
314 Clipper - Polishing the Propeller
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314 Clipper - Polishing the Propeller
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat was the largest passenger transport of its time, and it...
Painting the 314 Clipper Logo on the Tail
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Painting the 314 Clipper Logo on the Tail
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper Flight Deck, 1939
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314 Clipper Flight Deck, 1939
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
314 Clipper Flight Deck
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314 Clipper Flight Deck
Boeing's 314 Clipper broke new ground with its flight deck, which took steps to address the problem of...
314 Clipper Layout
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314 Clipper Layout
The whale-shaped Boeing Model 314 flying boat took cruise ship elegance into the air. Luxurious amenities...
Passengers Relax in One of the 314 Clipper's Lounges
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Passengers Relax in One of the 314 Clipper's Lounges
In 1936 Pan American Airways wanted an airplane with sufficient range to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Boeing...
314 Clipper Dining Salon
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314 Clipper Dining Salon
Boeing's 314 Clipper's creature comforts were unexcelled for their time. The Clipper was divided into...
Boeing Model 314 Clipper Afloat by Dock
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Boeing Model 314 Clipper Afloat by Dock
The Boeing Model 314 flying boat, known as the Boeing "Clipper," was the epitome of air-travel comfort...
314 Clipper During Taxi
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314 Clipper During Taxi
The Boeing Model 314 flying boat, known as the Boeing "Clipper," was the epitome of air-travel comfort...
314 Clipper at Mathews Beach
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314 Clipper at Mathews Beach
The Boeing Model 314 flying boat, known as the Boeing "Clipper," was the epitome of air-travel comfort...
314 Clipper at Mathews Beach
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314 Clipper at Mathews Beach
The Boeing Model 314 flying boat, known as the Boeing "Clipper," was the epitome of air-travel comfort...
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