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#OnThisDay in 1950, Pan American World Airways acquired American Overseas Airlines (A.O.A.) from American Airlines. Once acquired, Pan Am obtained all of A.O.A’s routes and assets including 8 Boeing 377 Stratocruisers, 7 Constellations, 3 DC-4s, & 1 DC-3. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome

This tweet was posted on September 25, 2020.

#Onthisday in 1949 Pan American introduced the Boeing 377 on their densely traveled SFO to Honolulu route. Have you ever flown on a #Stratocruiser? #AVGeek #PanAm

This tweet was posted on April 01, 2019.
 

Awesomeness abounds in this 1950s United Mainliner Stratocruiser ad but really, it's all about the lounge! http://t.co/3cYI8khf

This tweet was posted on April 23, 2012.
 

Boeing's 1950s era 377 Stratocruiser cockpit had seats for the captain, copilot, engineer, radio operator & navigator: http://t.co/newaNulv

This tweet was posted on November 15, 2012.

Delivered on January 31, 1949, the first flight of Pan American Airway's Boeing 377 took off #onthisday in 1947. Advertisements promoted its exceedingly smooth ride, its large, upper deck, and the #Stratocruiser's unique and luxurious lower-deck lounge. #avgeek

This tweet was posted on July 08, 2019.

Following its introduction in 1949, advertisements promoted the #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser's unique and luxurious lower-deck lounge. The Stratocruiser became a favorite with passengers due in great part to its lounge. #avgeek

This tweet was posted on April 16, 2018.
 

High, Wide & Handsome! Northwest Orient Airlines' catchphrase for the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, complete w/lounge! http://t.co/CY991aB3

This tweet was posted on May 14, 2012.

In 1952, by following the jet stream, a #PanAm #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser was able to shave 7 hours off the Tokyo-Honolulu route. #avgeek

This tweet was posted on August 18, 2017.

In the 1950s, Pan American introduced their “The President” service aboard their Boeing 377 Stratocruisers. #PanAm

This tweet was posted on February 15, 2016.

Introduced April 1,1949 by Pan American, the Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser was considered the most luxurious airliner aloft. Its unique fuselage was equipped with two decks; the upper contained a roomy main cabin, while the lower featured a popular cocktail lounge. #avgeek

This tweet was posted on January 31, 2020.
 

Peek inside a 1950s Boeing 377 Stratocruiser to see the state-of-the-art cockpit w/seats for 5 crew members: http://t.co/u3n2wdXG8R #avgeeks

This tweet was posted on March 21, 2013.

RT @AeroDork: The flight deck windows of Boeing's Stratocruiser are enough to make any modern pilot drool.

This tweet was posted on July 20, 2016.

RT @HistoryInPics: Sightseers park to watch a Stratocruiser taxi across an underpass in Queens, New York, 1951.

This tweet was posted on June 09, 2016.
 

RT @TelstarLogistic: Before the Miracle on the Hudson, there was a Pan Am Stratocruiser's 1956 Miracle in the Pacific. Cameo by John Hill f…

This tweet was posted on November 09, 2017.
 

RT @panamhistory: 03-05-1949, a #PanAm 1st: B-377 Stratocruiser Clipper Rainbow (N1025V) tops record, SF to DC."The America’s 6-hour and 22…

This tweet was posted on March 05, 2018.

Read more about the 1940s Pan American Stratocruiser cockpit simulator at SFO here: https://t.co/817NtLav38

This tweet was posted on December 16, 2015.

The Boeing 377’s four twenty-eight-cylinder Pratt & Whitney radial engines enabled the Stratocruiser, as its name asserted, to cruise in the stratosphere at over 300 miles per hour. #AviationEvolutions

This tweet was posted on December 14, 2017.

The first flight of #PanAm's #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser was from SFO to Honolulu #onthisday in 1949. #Avgeek #AviationHistory

This tweet was posted on April 02, 2017.

This #1950s #PanAm poster features the Arc de Triomphe and a #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser. Have you ever been to #Paris? #TravelTuesday

This tweet was posted on February 21, 2017.

This #PanAm Stratocruiser simulator helped prepare crews by simulating any emergency that could happen in flight.

This tweet was posted on December 16, 2015.

When introduced in 1949 by #PanAmerican World Airways, the #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser was considered the most luxurious airliner aloft. #avgeek #panam #AviationEvolutions

This tweet was posted on December 14, 2017.

When introduced in 1949 by Pan American World Airways, the four-engine Boeing 377 Stratocruiser was very demanding to fly and maintain. It required a flight crew of five to operate and an exhaustive maintenance schedule. #BytheBook

This tweet was posted on November 20, 2019.

When introduced in 1949, the #Boeing 377 #Stratocruiser was considered the most luxurious airliner aloft. The Stratocruiser’s unique, “double-bubble” fuselage was equipped with two decks; the upper contained a main cabin, while the lower featured a cocktail lounge. #avgeek

This tweet was posted on September 19, 2019.