@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #airmail

The official inauguration of Pan American Airways’ daily airmail service from Key West to Havana, Cuba began #onthisday in 1927... #avgeek #PanAmerican #PanAm #airmail #inauguralflight #Fokker #Havana #cuba #keywest #florida

This image was posted on October 28, 2019.

#Onthisday in 1939, Pan American Airways established the first regular air mail service across the Atlantic... #PanAmerican #PAA #Boeing #Boeing314 #transatlantic #airmail #aviationhistory

This image was posted on May 20, 2019.

Susan Hale (1833-1910) edited the six numbers of the Balloon Post, a news sheet in 1871 about airmail via balloon to raise funds for the relief of French war refugees from the Franco-Prussian War... #IntoTheEther #hotairballoon #hotairballoons #balloon #balloons #ballooning #avgeek #aeronaut #earlyaviation #susanhale #balloonpost #airmail #womeninaviation

This image was posted on August 03, 2018.

From the late 1920s to the 1940s, new airports were built and aviation records were broken on a regular basis... #airmail #boardgames #games #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks

This image was posted on July 13, 2018.

From the late 1920s to the 1940s, new airports were built and aviation records were broken on a regular basis... #airmail #boardgames #games #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks

This image was posted on July 13, 2018.

Our online database features over 10,000 objects from our collection, including over 200 airmail covers from all over the world, commemorating different airmail routes... #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #philately #airmail #SFO #manila #panam #panamerican #transpacific

This image was posted on February 18, 2018.

#Onthisday in 1932, Pacific Air Transport (PAT), part of United Air Lines, became a tenant at San Francisco Airport... #SFOHistory #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #PacificAirTransport #UnitedAirlines #airmail #biplane #1920s

This image was posted on December 22, 2017.

United Airlines traces its origin to the mid-1920s, with the establishment of four airmail routes that would later become the backbone of United’s route system... #united #UnitedAirlines #themainline #avgeek #aviationhistory #flyingthemainline #airmail

This image was posted on July 08, 2017.

The first Western Air Express flight departed #onthisday in 1926 with an airmail flight from LA to Salt Lake City in a Douglas M-2 mailplane... #delta #westernairlines #westernairexpress #wae #airmail #avgeek #aviationhistory

This image was posted on April 17, 2017.

Taxiing out from Pan American seaplane base at Dinner Key, Miami, Florida, the airline's new Sikorsky S-40 NC80V prepares for take off on its inaugural passenger flight... #onthisday #panam #airmail #philately #lindbergh #charleslindbergh #cristobal #aviationhistory #avgeek

This image was posted on November 19, 2016.