China's Wings

Collection by Gregory Crouch


Images related to my book, China's Wings, and the history of the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), which flew and fought in China before, during, and after WWII.

Gregory Crouch
 Vintage travel poster for the Imperial Airways Flying Boat Service. Old Poster, Poster Ads, Pub Vintage, Photo Vintage, Vintage Room, Vintage Kitchen, Vintage Vanity, French Vintage, Travel Ads

Showcasing “Imperial Granum” Part II

The second instalment of our Imperial Granum showcase sees us take to Hong Kong in a rather imposing flying boat – so much more charm than a jumbo, back to Egypt with a tour of the Valley of …

"Flying Down to Rio" 'In Five Days', Size: x inches x cm.), [Pan American Airways System Poster], (c. - Illustration and Graphic Design by Paul George Lawler (b.

Pan Am Set - Flying Down To Rio

Fly Down to Rio Pan American Clipper Circa: 1930. Artist: Paul Lawler Pan American Airways System From a set of 20 postcards 1930's-2006 (2 each of 10 different cards) Pan Am Collector Postcards of Vintage Travel Posters Pan Am has defined modern air travel by shaping airline services since its early days. Pan Am perfected the craft of offering passengers the ultimate flying experience. From the late 30's to the mid 60's, Pan Am was the benchmark in luxury travel & coined the term…

Vintage Planes Boeing 314 "Yankee Clipper" y Martin "China Clipper", de Pan American Airways USA Amphibious Aircraft, Float Plane, Flying Boat, Vintage Airplanes, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aviation, Aircraft Design, Military Aircraft, Vintage Travel
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M-130 - B-314 Comparison

China Clipper - Dixie Clipper comparison Source: Pan AM an Airline and It's People, by R.E.G.Davis

Items similar to Old Shanghai Map Art Print 1884 Antique Map Archival Reproduction on Etsy

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Archival print reproduction of an antique map of Shanghai, China from 1884. MEDIUM: Art print PAPER: 100% cotton, museum quality, heavyweight, matte finish INK: Archival pigment inks SIZE: 13x22 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border) ABOUT THIS MAP Revision of a map originally drawn by Xu Yucang in 1875. Shows foreign concessions in Shanghai: Chinese area in yellow, French in red, British in blue, and American in orange. Find more prints in our Etsy shop…

Clipper poster 2 Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Travel Ads, Air Travel, Tahiti, Vintage Travel Posters, Poster Vintage, Expositions, Lost Art
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Passengers Arriving In Lisbon - Pan American's Boeing on the Tagus River in Lisbon Portugal after a 23 hour transatlantic flight from New York (sem data). Airplane Flying, Flying Boat, Belem, Amphibious Aircraft, Aeropostale, Float Plane, Pan Am, Aviation Industry, Aviation Art

Pan Am Clipper.....Look at the size of this plane..... a giant like the spruce goose. No wonder the inside of these old clippers had beds and eating tables and lounges.

GeeBee: a wicked airplane Reno Air Races, Air Festival, Vintage Airplanes, Aircraft Design, Nose Art, Air Show, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Airport Jobs

1932 Granville Brothers Gee Bee Super Sportster R-1

Martin M 130 Flying Boat 12 x Photo on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper Unmounted Amphibious Aircraft, Float Plane, Aircraft Maintenance, International Airlines, Flying Boat, Aircraft Photos, Vintage Airplanes, Civil Aviation, Boat Building
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Hawaii Aviation

An Archive of Historic Photos and Facts

The Martin is the airliner that gave Pan Am the true ability to span the world’s oceans. Often called a “China Clipper” after the most famous of the three built for Pan American, [. Flying Ship, Flying Boat, National Airlines, Pan Am, Air Festival, Vintage Airplanes, Aircraft Design, Aviation Art, Boat Building

vintage postcard - SF, China Clipper

"This luxurious flying ship is one of a fleet of three "Clipper" ships ... operated on regular weekly trips between California [Alameda to be precise-J.] and the Orient by Pan American Airways System. Stops are made at the Hawaiian, Midway, Wake, Guam and Philippine Islands enroute, reducing a month's sea voyage to five and a half days."

China Clipper was the first of three Martin four-engine flying boats built for Pan American Airways and was used to inaugurate the first commercial transpacific airmail service from San Francisco to Manila in November War Jet, Airplane Car, Rubber Raincoats, Aircraft Painting, Flying Boat, Vintage Airplanes, Aircraft Design, Aviation Art, Boat Building
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China Clipper

 Edwin Musick and crew next to Pan Am's China Clipper flying boat before leaving San Francisco Bay with the first trans-Pacific airmail service, Nov. Airline Travel, Air Travel, Amphibious Aircraft, Pan Am, Flying Boat, Vintage Airplanes, San Francisco Bay, Aircraft Design, Boat Building

Pan Am on Twitter

“The China Clipper departs for Honolulu on her first leg of inaugural Trans-Pacific air service. 79 years ago today.”

AVG squadron flight leader Robert ‘R.’ Smith standing next to his Warhawk fighter, Kunming, China, 23 May note Nationalist Chinese emblem on cap and 'Flying Tigers’ emblem on aircraft Source United States Air Force Volunteer Groups, Kunming, Sr1, Air And Space Museum, Walt Disney Company, Nose Art, Fighter Aircraft, Heritage Site, Military History
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WWII Day-By-Day: April 15

15 Apr 41: President Roosevelt approves the formation of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) of combat pilots in China. This unit will become the famous Flying Tigers. The Flying Tiger insignia, created by the Walt Disney Company, was proudly worn by General and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek. The Walt Disney Studio created an estimated 1,200 insignias over the course of the war and assigned a crew of five studio artists to produce morale-boosting insignias, nose art and posters. #WWII #History

California & China Clipper Pearl Harbor 1939 - Clyde Sunderland - Black and White Photo Poster Print Flying Boat, Air Planes, Sunderland, Pearl Harbor, Vintage Travel Posters, Amphibians, Fighter Jets, Aircraft, Poster Prints
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The American Volunteer Group - The Flying Tigers - China Air Task Force - Army Air Force (European Center of Military History) Military Photos, Military History, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Commonwealth, Volunteer Groups, Der Club, Ww2 Planes, Vintage Airplanes


AVG American Volunteer Group Pilots at Yunnanyi...

A blood chit to indicate to Chinese civilians that American pilots were allies warranting medical care if shot down


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