@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #panam This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 181 posts and this is page 1 of 16.

The Pan American Airways Marine Air Terminal on Dinner Key in the Coconut Grove section of Miami, Florida, was considered a milestone of design in commercial aviation when it opened #onthisday in 1934. This image was posted on March 25, 2022. #panam #dinnerkey #avgeek #aviationhistory #airport #postcard
#Onthisday in 1949, Pan American World Airways received their first delivery of a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser. This image was posted on January 31, 2022. #avgeek #paa #panam #stratocruiser #boeing #boeing377
Pan American Airways pioneered commercial airline service to Latin America and the Caribbean in the late 1920s and early 1930s, when air travel was first developing into a viable form of transportation. This image was posted on November 01, 2021. #paainca #panam #avgeek #earlyaviation
During the 1920s and early 1930s, airlines found it difficult to make a profit in commercial aviation without a lucrative airmail route contract. This image was posted on October 19, 2021. #panamerican #panam #paa #avgeek #aviationhistory
“There really wasn’t time to be scared. This image was posted on August 31, 2021. #blogpost #panam #avgeek #crewlife #hero
The first wide-body jumbo-jet to be introduced, the Boeing 747 revolutionized long-distance, transoceanic commercial aviation and set the standard for all other wide-body designs that followed. This image was posted on August 18, 2021. #wingwednesday #avgeek #boeing #boeing747 #cathaypacific #panam
It's #WingWednesday! This image was posted on June 23, 2021. #avgeek #boeing707 #airplane #panam
The Martin Model 130 flying boat was designed to meet Pan American Airways requirements for a long-range, transoceanic aircraft to cross the immense expanses of the Pacific. This image was posted on March 03, 2021. #wingwednesday #panam #martinm130 #chinaclipper #avgeek
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. This image was posted on February 17, 2021. #wingwednesday #avgeek #aviationhistory #sikorsky #s42 #panam
"I know a man who lives in the Bay Area. This image was posted on February 02, 2021. #panam #sikorsky #avgeek
Bay Area local Eugene Leach (1919-2000) spent his teenage years watching the planes take off and land at Oakland Airport and operating a ham radio. This image was posted on January 29, 2021. #avgeek #panam #qsl #hamradio
In 1947 Pan American World Airways added Sleeperette passenger seats to its Douglas DC-4 airliners. This image was posted on January 15, 2021. #panam #paxex #museumfromhome