@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #ChinaClipper

In 1923, Igor Sikorsky founded the Sikorsky Aero Engineering Corporation (later renamed the Sikorsky Manufacturing Company)... #chinaclipper #sikorsky #igorsikorsky #panamerican #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #sfhistory #aviationhistory #avgeek #panam

This image was posted on October 16, 2019.

#Onthisday in 1889, Igor Siskorsky was born in Kiev (Kyiv), modern day Ukraine... #chinaclipper #sikorsky #igorsikorsky #panamerican #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #sfhistory

This image was posted on May 25, 2019.

#OnThisDay in 1939, Pan American Airways received its first two Boeing 314 flying boats... #chinaclipper #panam #panamerican #flyingboats #boeing #boeing314 #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks

This image was posted on January 27, 2018.
This image was posted on December 30, 2017.

#Onthisday in 1935, the inaugural transpacific Pan American Airways Clipper service landed in Manila from California carrying 110,865 letters... #avgeek #aviationhistory #chinaclipper #panAm #bayareahistory #manila #philipines #clipper #avgeeks #chinaclipper

This image was posted on November 30, 2017.

Pan American pioneered the multiple flight crew concept for long-range ocean transports... #avgeek #aviationhistory #chinaclipper #panam #flyingboats #flightcrew #transpacific

This image was posted on July 03, 2017.

#Onthisday in 1934, Pan American Airways received its first Sikorsky S-42... #avgeek #aviationhistory #panam #panagra #sikorsky #flyingboat #chinaclipper #florida #miami #rio #brazil

This image was posted on June 05, 2017.

Created to celebrate fifty years of scheduled transpacific air service, this color print of a watercolor painting by Oakland-born Dong Kingman depicts a Pan American China Clipper aircraft flying past the uncompleted Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco... #dongkingman #panam #chinaclipper #transpacific #earlyaviation #watercolor #californiastyle #CAhistory #SFhistory #Goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #avgeek #aviationhistory

This image was posted on April 14, 2017.