Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Martin M-130

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the first Pan American Airways Martin M-130, an all-metal, trans-Pacific flying boat, performed its maiden flight in 1934. The Martin M-130 was a commercial flying boat designed and constructed for Pan American Airways by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1935. Martin built three M-130: the ‘China […]

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The Last Pan Am Flight out of Vietnam

The mission 1965/31 took place at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) in Saigon —now Ho Chi Minh City— six days before the fall of the city on April 30, 1975. 

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