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"FLY TO-DAY" 1918 Loughead (Lockheed) ad in Santa Barbara sure made a pretty billboard: http://t.co/UCmmnppj #avgeek #aviation This tweet was posted on June 06, 2012.
"First Flights: Early Women Aviators and their Aircraft” is on display post-security in Terminal 3, and online at: https://t.co/cFAFpvsWKR #EarlyWomenAviators #AvGeek #AviationHistory #womeninhistory #aviator #pilot This tweet was posted on July 20, 2022.
"Flight Patterns" is on display post-security in Harvey Milk Terminal 1 and online at: https://t.co/O69YNba2Jq #FlightPatterns #AvGeek #Braniff #EmilioPucci #Pucci #uniform #flightattendant This tweet was posted on November 30, 2021.
"Flight Patterns—Airline Uniforms from the 1960s–70s " is on display, post-security, in Harvey Milk Terminal 1 and online at: https://t.co/O69YNba2Jq #FlightPatterns #uniform #flightattendant #avgeek #aviationhistory This tweet was posted on April 04, 2022.
"Going Abroad?" asks this early 1950s Air France advertisement. #vintageadvertisement #avgeek #aviationhistory This tweet was posted on July 22, 2017.
"The Voice of S.F. Airport", Maxine Crookston, spent four years as an Air Traffic Controller in Salt Lake City before transferring to SFO in 1946. While at SFO, it was reported that she became the first female Watch Supervisor in the country. #avgeek #ATC #InternationalWomensDay This tweet was posted on March 08, 2019.
"When You Got it- Flaunt It: #AdvertisingBraniff International" is on display, pre-security, in the Aviation Museum and Library. https://t.co/8sbBw9rlm5 #braniff #avgeek This tweet was posted on April 27, 2018.
#AVgeeks, it's the 100th anniv. of pioneering flight over Mt. Tam; via @SFGate http://t.co/hKQPEVWh & @Hillermuseum http://t.co/oW5Z0E32 This tweet was posted on December 19, 2011.
#Avgeek @cjmcginnis checked out our exhibit on amenity kits! Read the #TravelSkills expert's report: http://t.co/Fki6F3SRx5 This tweet was posted on May 22, 2014.
#BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) launched Boeing 747 widebody transatlantic service in April 1971 between London and New York. #WidebodyAV #avgeek This tweet was posted on November 26, 2019.
#Braniff International Airways purchased a large fleet of the #727 and, after advertising executive #MaryWells radically revamped the airline's corporate identity, painted their aircraft in a variety of brightly colored liveries. #avgeek This tweet was posted on April 27, 2018.
#ChinaAirlines, the flag carrier of #Taiwan, was founded on December 12, 1959, by retired Chinese Air Force officers. #Transpacific service to San Francisco began in 1970 with the acquisition of the #Boeing 707 jetliner. Have you ever flown on China Airlines? #avgeek This tweet was posted on December 16, 2019.
#Continental advertised their #Boeing #747 service as the only 747 with 2 lounges and a pub. Did you ever fly on a Continental 747? #avgeek This tweet was posted on July 15, 2017.
#HBD to Juan Trippe, who was born #onthisday in 1899. The founder of Pan American Airways, Trippe and PAA revolutionized international air travel, inaugurating the first regular commercial trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic air service. #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2018.
#HappyBirthday to Charles #Lindbergh who was born #onthisday in 1902. #avgeek #aviationhistory #HBD This tweet was posted on February 04, 2017.
#HappyBirthday to Juan Trippe, the first President of Pan American World Airways, who was born #onthisday in 1899. Under Trippe, #PanAm became an innovative business model that became the blueprint for the global air transport system. #JuanTrippe #PanAmerican #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2022.
#HappyBirthday to Juan Trippe, the late founder and President of Pan American, who was born #onthisday in 1899. #PanAm’s unrivaled string of aviation firsts included first commercial service across the oceans, first successful jet service, and the first widebody service. #avgeek This tweet was posted on June 27, 2019.
#HappyBirthday to Philippine Airlines (PAL), which was founded #onthisday in 1941. #Avgeek #aviation #PhilippineAirlines This tweet was posted on February 26, 2018.
#HappyBirthday to Philippine Airlines (PAL), which was founded #onthisday in 1941. #Aviationhistory #Avgeek This tweet was posted on February 26, 2017.
#History & #aviation buffs, don't miss our free program tomorrow w/presentations on #CNAC & the Flying Tigers http://t.co/X3LTMWci54 #avgeek This tweet was posted on September 05, 2014.
#Malev Hungarian Airlines was the flag carrier of Hungary from 1946 to 2012. Founded after WWII as Maszovlet the airline was jointly owned by #Hungary and the USSR. In 1954, the company was renamed Malev Hungarian Airlines. Did you ever fly on Malev? #avgeek #TravelTuesday This tweet was posted on September 17, 2019.
#Mexico was one of #PanAm's first international destinations, with air mail & passenger services starting in 1929. #TravelTuesday #avgeek This tweet was posted on February 14, 2017.
#Northeast Airlines’ last day of operation occurred #onthisday in 1972. The airline began as Boston-Maine Airways in 1931 and was absorbed by #Delta Air Lines. Did you ever fly on Northeast Airlines? #avgeek This tweet was posted on July 31, 2019.
#OTD in 1982, the Boeing 757 took its first flight. Designed to be more fuel efficient than its predecessor, the trijet 727, the twinjet 757 was used by airlines around the world on short- to medium-range flights. Over 1,000 of the aircraft were built. #AvGeek This tweet was posted on February 19, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1919, Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. or #Avianca was founded. Avianca was the first airline in the Americas. #avgeek This tweet was posted on December 05, 2016.
#OnThisDay in 1924, Huff Daland Dusters Inc. was founded; it was one of the earliest known commercial aerial crop-dusting operations in America. In 1928, when C.E. Woolman took over the company, he renamed it Delta Air Service, a predecessor to Delta Air Lines. #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 30, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, #CharlesLindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing the first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Departing from New York, after 33 1/2 hours, Lindbergh became an international star upon landing at Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 21, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. His 3,500-mile journey crossed more than 1,900 miles of open ocean before he landed in Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome This tweet was posted on May 21, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #AvGeek #AviationHistory #SFHistory #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the Mills Field Municipal Airport of San Francisco officially began operations. #avgeek #SFOHistory This tweet was posted on June 07, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1927, the first scheduled Pan American Airways mail service departed from Key West, Florida to Havana, Cuba. #PanAm #avgeek This tweet was posted on October 28, 2017.
#OnThisDay in 1930, Ellen Church began her first shift as the first female cabin crewmember at Boeing Air Transport (BAT). She pioneered the “stewardess” profession and recruited seven more women for hire. #EllenChurch #avgeek #WomenInAviation This tweet was posted on May 15, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco began purchasing Mills Field and the surrounding property. San Francisco agreed to a ten-year purchasing program with the Mills Estate to acquire 1,112 acres. #avgeek This tweet was posted on August 30, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco began to purchase the property of Mills Field, which would become @flySFO. #SFOHistory #avgeek This tweet was posted on August 30, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the first female cabin crewmember, Ellen Church, started her first shift for Boeing Air Transport (BAT). #EllenChurch #crewlife #avgeek This tweet was posted on May 15, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1931, Anne Morrow and Charles #Lindbergh, took off on a survey flight to scout out a route to Asia for #PanAm. #avgeek This tweet was posted on July 27, 2017.