@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #avhistory

This image was posted on July 08, 2019.

#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic, first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean... #CharlesLindbergh #LuckyLindy #Lindbergh #RyanNYP #SpiritofStLouis #RyanAirlines #Paris #NewYork #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #airplane #aircraft

This image was posted on May 21, 2019.

#OnThisDay in 1982, Braniff International Airways ceased operations... #Braniff #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks

This image was posted on May 12, 2019.

The dedication ceremony of Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco, the original name of San Francisco International Airport, commenced #onthisday in 1927... #MillsField #SFOHistory #SFHistory #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks

This image was posted on May 08, 2019.

Did you know that in the 1960s, there was a heliport next to the Ferry Building in San Francisco?.. #ThrowbackThursday #SFOHistory #SFO #SFHistory #SanFrancsico #oakland #oak #Helicopter #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #flying #flight #airline #avgeeks

This image was posted on January 31, 2019.

The Convair 990 Coronado took off on its maiden flight #onthisday in 1961... #Convair #Coronado #avgeek #avgeeks #aviationhistory #avhistory #Convair990 #postcard

This image was posted on January 24, 2019.

During the mid-1980s, Qantas introduced the widebody Boeing 767 and the upgraded Boeing 747-300... #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #Qantas #YvesSaintLaurent #YSL #fashion #crewlife #1980s

This image was posted on January 02, 2019.

The Sikorsky S-42 was developed to meet the requirements of Pan American Airways’ president Juan T. Trippe for a large, long-range, trans-oceanic flying boat... #AviationEvolutions #JimLund #Sikorsky #ChinaClipper #PanAm #PanAmerican #PAA #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #modelplane #avgeeks #modelaircraft #airplane #aircraft #flyingboat

This image was posted on August 18, 2018.

#OnThisDay in 1971, the first of this type of aircraft service started at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)... #TriviaTuesday #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #SFOHistory

This image was posted on August 14, 2018.

For inflight meal service, Jean Louis created this serving smock in a vivid geometric pattern with the letter U for United... #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #avgeeks #crewlife #fashionfriday

This image was posted on August 10, 2018.

After World War II, Fokker Aircraft of the Netherlands struggled amid a surplus of military transports unloaded on the market... #AviationEvolutions #jimlund #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #modelplane #avgeeks #modelaircraft #airplane #aircraft #fokker

This image was posted on August 08, 2018.

After World War II, Fokker Aircraft of the Netherlands struggled amid a surplus of military transports unloaded on the market... #AviationEvolutions #jimlund #avgeek #avationgeek #aviation #aviationhistory #vintageaviation #history #avhistory #aviationgeeks #modelplane #avgeeks #modelaircraft #airplane #aircraft #fokker

This image was posted on August 08, 2018.