@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #panamerican This is SFO Museum's archive of the @SFOMuseum Instagram account. There are 79 posts and this is page 1 of 7.

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
#Onthisday in 1959, Hawai’i became the 50th U.S. state. This image was posted on August 21, 2020. #museumfromhome #panamerican #avgeek
The Pan Am Historical Foundation was established #onthisday in 1992 by a group of former Pan American employees to preserve and promote the unique heritage of Pan American World Airways, Inc. and its incomparable contributions to the technology, convenience, safety and excitement of commercial aviation. This image was posted on March 31, 2020. #panamerican #panam #paa #sanfrancisco #chinaclipper #goldengatebridge #avgeek #museumfromhome
The first Boeing 747 SP (Special Performance) was delivered to Pan American World Airways #onthisday in 1976. This image was posted on March 05, 2020. #avgeek #panam #panamerican #paa #boeing #747
Introduced on April 1,1949 by Pan American World Airways, the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser was considered the most luxurious airliner in the skies. This image was posted on January 31, 2020. #avgeek #paa #panam #panamerican #stratocruiser #boeing #boeing377
#Onthisday in 1970, the world's first ever scheduled Boeing 747 wide-body jet service was flown by Pan American World Airways with Captain Robert M. Weeks in command. This image was posted on January 22, 2020. #widebodyav #avgeek #paa #panam #panamerican #boeing #boeing747 #747
Glenn L. Martin was born on #onthisday in 1886 in Macksburg, Iowa. This image was posted on January 17, 2020. #panam #paa #avgeek #panamerican #glennmartin #glennlmartin #lockheedmartin
Pan American Airways inaugurated its first scheduled passenger flight on January 16, 1928, with an eight-passenger Fokker F.VIIa/3m. This image was posted on January 16, 2020. #panam #paa #avgeek #panamerican #fokker #keywest #havana
#Onthisday in 1984, the first Pan American World Airways Airbus A300B4, registered N202PA, departed from New York to Bridgetown, Barbados. This image was posted on December 23, 2019. #panam #paa #panamerican #avgeek #airbus #airbus300 #barbados #watercolor
One of the greatest advances in commercial aviation was the successful introduction of jet airliners during the late 1950s. This image was posted on December 20, 2019. #avgeek #boeing707 #boeing #panamerican #jetage #jetairliners
During the Vietnam War, commercial airliners along with their crews were chartered to fly US troops into combat zones. This image was posted on December 18, 2019. #freedombirds #avgeek #vietnamwar #panamerican #panam #paa
During the Vietnam War, commercial airliners along with their crews were chartered to fly US troops into combat zones. This image was posted on December 18, 2019. #freedombirds #avgeek #vietnamwar #panamerican #panam #paa