Transport: Midway

There was no ceremony as. under cloudless skies, the huge silver Pan American Clipper rose from the waters of San Francisco Bay, headed off on her second flight to Honolulu. The trip had been purposely delayed to await a storm forecast—a test of the Clipper's mettle. That night the great Sikorsky flew under cloudy skies over the rough Pacific until at dawn the light of Makapu Point reached out across Koneohe Bay. Then Oahu Bay appeared and First Officer Sullivan set her 19 tons down lightly in Pearl Harbor.

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