Bishop Museum Media

Pacific Pioneers 1950

Program presented by Pan American World Airways about the history of air travel across the Pacific. Narrated by Jack Tobin. Includes footage of famous pilots that completed the first flights between California and Hawaiʻi; finding commercial flight routes to Asia and over the Pacific; the China Clipper; sharing commercial flight knowledge with the U.S. military during wars; the great circle route through the north. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1992.0339.

Languages: English


  • Biographical (Nonfiction)

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