Aircraft design education at universities: benefits and by T. M. Young

By T. M. Young

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The lines were operated precariously by Stinson landplanes to Peking and Loening amphibians to Chungking. Pan American Gains Control PAN AMERICAN'S LOCKHEED L-lO ELECTRA FLEET Const. No. Known Deployment CNAC operated Loening amphibians during the early 19305, mainly on the Yangtse River route. A. ~{~:t'_::~c::~'~~~j~:~] The Stinson SM6B served the CNAC route from Shanghai 10 Peking. The first two were deployed wilh Pacific Alaska Airways The remoinder went to Penair do Brasil Const. No. 2078 2079 2080 2081 2082 2083 2088 2099 2112 NC 33668 NC 34902 NC 34904 NC 34906 34 Brazilian Regist.

It was specially fitted with Pan American's latest naVigational equipment. Throughout the summer, as he ventured along both of the glacier-studded coastlines of Greenland and into the eastern tjordurs of Iceland, he was supported by a depot ship, the Jelling, after which the expedition became familiarly known in Pan Am planning circles. He returned, after six months, after inspecting all the possible terminal points in northern Europe, even as tar as Moscow; then circumnavigating the British Isles; journeying back along the western coasts of Europe; and crossing the South Atlantic, with side trips to the Azores and up the Amazon for good measure.

Were also made by Fokker tri-motors of the sqme type, The airlines must have been impressed also by the fact that Fokkers were close to becoming the standard commercial aircraft in Europe, and the Dutch airline particularly, echoing the national pride of the factory which built them, set up some impressive performances on its long route to the Dutch East Indies, Thus the Fokker F-IOA was chosen by Western Air Express for its showcase experimental airline in California, sponsored by the Guggenheim Fund, and Pan American soon followed suit.

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