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Which Ones Of These PA Clippers Did You Flew?  
User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2694 times:

http://www.panam.org/cgi-bin/_clippe...s.asp?display=name&refer=309117996

Do you ever had preference for an specific "Clipper" [commodity, service, an specific event... You name it]?

Mine was the Clipper Costa Rica, back in the 80's from MIA to CCS. What a beautiful plane...

Pan Am... Gone but not forgotten...

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User currently offlineDc863 From Denmark, joined Jun 1999, 1558 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2682 times:

Clipper Crystal Palace
Monsoon
Munchen
De Soto
Lange Lulatsch
Challenger
Red Jacket
Witch of the Wave
Neptune's Favorite
Storm King
Beacon Light

These are the only one's I've written down in my travel journal, I'm sure I've been on others but I can't remember their names.


User currently offlineOlympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 1 week ago) and read 2586 times:

Only two, in 1970. Both were B747-121 :-
N736PA "Clipper Victor" JFK-LHR in April.*
N742PA "Clipper Rainbow" LHR-JFK in May.
*Destroyed in runway collision with KLM 747 at Tenerife in 1977.


User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2576 times:

Quoting Olympus69 (Reply 2):

*Destroyed in runway collision with KLM 747 at Tenerife in 1977.

Really sad event indeed.


User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2005 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2533 times:

I flew on two 707s but do not know their identities.

747-121 Clipper Derby
747-212 China Clipper II
A300-B4 Clipper New York

All three were beautiful planes.



The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
User currently offlinePulkovokiwi From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 16 hours ago) and read 2518 times:

N407PA Jet Clipper Celestial 707 AKL-SYD later attacked by Palestinians at FCO.
Clipper Defender DC7C


User currently offlineJeremy From United States of America, joined May 2001, 668 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 2489 times:

Only one ever for me.

It was a 727-200
Clipper "Gem of the Skies"



You are now free to be sexually harassed and then terminated for filing a complaint--Southwest Airlines to me.
User currently offlineN276AASTT From US Virgin Islands, joined Jan 2004, 620 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

Clipper Neptune's Favorite - 747 from JFK to ZRH in Jul '87

and

Clipper Kingfisher - 727 from ZRH to STR on the same trip.

I've been on other PA flights but those two Clipper names were the ones that stuck with me.



Dejale Caer tu el Peso! YOMO
User currently offlineArgento From Argentina, joined Feb 2000, 230 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

Clipper Ocean Spray July 1986 GIG-EZE.

User currently offlineRDYNYC From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 65 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2440 times:

Use to fly on "Clipper Crab of The Seas" JFK-MAD

User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2425 times:

Some old good memories from a great gone airline....  Sad

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