Boeing 314 Dixie Clipper Model Airplane
- Made of Wood, Fabric, and Metal
- Silver Finish
- 22.6 in. W x 31.5 in. D x 14.2 in. H
It's 1939. PanAm receives the first Boeing 314, the ultimate in
luxury aircraft. Complete with sleeping berths and a real dining
salon. It was the biggest plane of its time, carrying 74
passengers. The big flying boats were replaced after the war by
land-based planes. With their demise an era of elegance passed that
was never seen again. 152 ft wingspan. Five days, sixty hours in
the air SFO-HK. When flying was still fun. Metallic fabric covered
lightweight wing and fuselage frames. Transparent portholes.
Detailed engines. Nostalgic PanAm colors. Incredible detail.