Limited Edition Set Historic First Flights of Pan American Clippers by John T. McCoy, (New York: Pan American World Airways, 1963), one page and ten full color plates, 20" x 16", paper portfolio cover, first edition, limited edition of which this is number 19. Each plate in this set is signed by the artist, John T. McCoy, and the captain of the plane pictured. Among the pilot signatures is that of Charles Lindbergh. The plates include: Plate 1 - "Pan American's First Passenger Flight / Key West Florida to Havana, Cuba / January 16, 1928 / Fokker F-7"; Plate 2 - "Pan American Clipper Arrives Canal Zone with First Airmail from Miami, Florida, / Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh Commanding. February 6, 1929 / Sikorsky s-38"; Plate 3 - "Brazilian Clipper Arrives Rio de Janeiro to be Christened August 18, 1934 / Sikorsky S-42;" Plate 4 - "Philippine Clipper arrives Hong Kong / linking the United States and Asia by air. October 23, 1936 / Martin M-130"; Plate 5 - "Dixie Clipper completes first transatlantic passenger flight / New York to Lisbon, Portugal, June 29, 1939 / Boeing B-314"; Plate 6 - "Pan American inaugurates commercial landplane service into the Belgian Congo, January 19, 1946 / Douglas DC-4"; Plate 7 - "Pan American completes the first commercial Round-The-World flight / San Francisco, California, June 29, 1947 / Lockheed Constellation"; Plate 8 - "Clipper America, first airliner to service Operation Deep Freeze, / arrives McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, October 15, 1957 / Boeing B-377"; Plate 9 - "Pan American Jet Clipper Departs New York / for first scheduled jet passenger flight to Paris, October 26, 1958 / Boeing 707"; and, Plate 10 - "Clipper Young America Arrives in London / on the First Commercial Flight by the New Generation of Wide Body Jets, January 22, 1970 / Boeing 747". All are mint and perfect for framing.

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