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Title Pan American Dixie Clipper Model Airplane
Collection Pan American Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 2008.76.77
Description Plastic model airplane of Pan American Dixie Clipper Boeing 314, NC18605, flying boat.
Height (in) 7.5
Length (in) 12.25
Width (in) 17.25
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance Model of Boeing 314 Dixie Clipper, which was delivered to Pan Am in April 1939. Dixie Clipper inaugurated Pan Am's trans-Atlantic passenger service on June 29, 1939 (Port Washington, New York-Horta-Lisbon-Marseilles). It was purchased by the U.S. Navy in 1942, but continued to be operated by Pan Am. Carried President Frankin Roosevelt to the Casablanca Conference to meet with Churchill and Stalin, on January 14, 1943, making Roosevelt the first in-office president to fly, and Dixie Clipper the first presidential airplane.
Search Terms Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Pan Am Winged Globe Logo
Boeing 314
Subjects Model airplanes
Transatlantic travel
Credit line Delta Flight Museum