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Happy Birthday, Pan Am

Today in 1927, Key West birthed Pan American World Airways out of a small maintenance hangar near Duval Street in Key West. Kelly McGillis, the actress who co-starred with Tom Cruise in Top Gun, presently owns the building purportedly to be the … Continue reading

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New York to Paris

It took Charles Lindbergh 33 hours and 30 minutes to fly from New York to Paris.  On this date in 1946, Trans World Airlines began international passenger service along Lindbergh’s route flying Lockheed Constellations, or “Connies.” Originally, Lockheed produced the … Continue reading

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