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Pan Am Boeing 747-200; N723PA@LAX, May 1987

Although Braniff may have been the most daring, nothing tops Pan Am in cultural significance. As America's flag carrier, the airline served as the nation's de facto goodwill representative until it, too, went bust in

Pan American World Airways - Pan Am N655PA Boeing 747-121(A/SF)

This aircraft is carrying a engine, which is destined for one of its sisterships. - Photo taken at Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / EDDF / FRF) in Germany on August

Pan American World Airways Boeing 747SP-21 N532PA "Clipper Constitution" at Los Angeles-International, circa 1976.

Pan Am Boeing "Clipper Constitution" at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) circa

Pan Am, Boeing 747 taking off

A Salute to Pan American World Airways and the Images of Boeing in ads and Pan Am promotional materials.

That is My real name - N904PA Pan American World Airways Pan Am Cargo - Boeing 747-221F/SCD (cn 21743/384) Rolling on 28L with new MIA tower being erected in the background. Taken 12/83.

That is My real name - Pan American World Airways Pan Am Cargo - Boeing (cn Rolling on with new MIA tower being erected in the background.

B-16801 - Boeing B-747-409 - Mandarin Airlines  at Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport (HKG)    c/n 27.965 - built in 1995 for Mandarin Airlines -  transferred to China Airlines 06/2000 and re-registered B-18251    The two main ways of aircraft spotting at the old HongKong Airport were    1.) Pictures from the top of one of the surrounding buildings or  2.) Approach shots like this one    scanned from Kodachrome-slide

Mandarin Airlines Boeing (registered on approach to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport

1976 PanAm 747SP just off the production line. Pan Am had 11 in the fleet. All were sold to #United in 1986.

1976 PanAm just off the production line. Pan Am had 11 in the fleet. All were sold to in "Clipper Freedom.

Pan Am 747's in contrasting liveries.

Three of us spent a long night between Miami and Buenos Aires to get there in time to open the American Airlines downtown offices in

EP-IAA Iran Air Boeing 747-SP | Seen pushing back at a very … | Flickr

Seen pushing back at a very wet Frankfurt, EP-IAA was the first SP for Iran Air and has the disnction of carrying the lowest serial number.

Pan Am Boeing 747-221B

BOEING 747 PAN AM. Pan Am's founder and Chairman, Juan Trippe, demanded that Boeing build him the biggest and best airliner ever. Trippe even had His friend and Pan Am board member, Charles Lindbergh advise on the design.