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70 Years Ago Today (June 29, 1939)  
User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1214 posts, RR: 8
Posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2182 times:
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Pan Am' s Boeing 314 Dixie Clipper landed in Lisboa after completing the first Trans-Atlantic scheduled run. The flight originated in New York and had a stop at Horta in the Azores.

As a side-note, the Dixie Clipper also became the first presidental aircraft as she carried president Roosevelt to the Casablanca Conference in January 1943.


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User currently offlineLTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13202 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

If I am correct, the departure point in the USA would be LGA, near the area still called the 'Marine Ocean Terminal', currently used by Delta for it's DCA/BOS shuttles and a few other flights.

User currently offlineAmerican 767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4009 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2137 times:
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Quoting LTBEWR (Reply 1):
If I am correct, the departure point in the USA would be LGA,

I think you are right, because it was only after WWII that Idlewild was opened by the Port Authority of New York for long haul flights. It opened in 1948, it was renamed John F Kennedy (JFK) after the murder in Dallas in 1963.

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User currently offlineGr8SlvrFlt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1609 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2068 times:

A few years ago I heard a radio transcription of an MGM broadcast that previewed the music from the soon-to-be-released film The Wizard of Oz. It featured many of the original cast and was hosted by Robert Young. Anyway, they paused for a Maxwell House coffee commercial which saluted the 22 passengers on board the Dixie Clipper, on which Maxwell House was served. You can listen to a snippet of it here (Track 15): http://www.amazon.com/gp/recsradio/r...01_015?ie=UTF8&track=015&disc=001.

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