Transport: Pan Am In & Out

With bland Postmaster General James Aloysius Farley primed to send her on her way and excitable Philippine President Manuel Quezon ready to receive her, the lithe new flying boat China Clipper last week floated in San Francisco Bay. On her first flight to Manila she was to carry a full load of mail, a crew of five, no passengers. Having postponed the trip once for stamp-collectors, Pan American Airways officials vowed that this time the great ship would leave on schedule—at 3:30 p. m. Pacific Time, Nov. 22.

Pan American's pleasure at the start of...

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