Vance's Pan Am Clipper Flying Cloud Page

Vance Gildersleeve, PAA Flight Radio Officer

Vance's Experiences as a PAA Flight Radio Officer

Vance Gildersleeve PAA FRO 1941

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Boeing 307 Stratoliner

These pictures are from a brochure handed out at the 6/23/2001 rollout of the Clipper Flying Cloud.


In flight

Pan American Stratoliner Fleet

B-307 Cockpit

B-307 Comfort

B-307 ready to go

This one is from Claude Hudspeth.

Pilot and Flight Radio Officer on Duty

This one is from Boeing Image Gallery.

Copilot and Flight Engineer on Duty

Pan Am 903 Waiting

Grounded 1

Grounded 2

Pan Am 903 Reborn

Read about the June 2001 rollout of the Clipper Flying Cloud here.

Rollout 1

Rollout 2

Rollout 3

Rollout 4

Tour the restored Pan Am Clipper Flying Cloud

Some more pictures of Clipper Flying Cloud

Related Links

The Pan American Heritage Web Site (requires java to be running)

Boeing S-307 Stratoliner Restoration Photos (with java running, click on the thumbnails for a chance to see the larger version)

The Aviation History Online Museum article on the Boeing 307 Stratoliner.

Boeing's article on the B-307 Stratoliner.

Oshkosh AirVenture 2001 article on the restored Clipper Flying Cloud and the Boeing Stratoliner.

Go to Vern's Pan Am Page.

Read about the crash of the Clipper Flying Cloud on March 28, 2002.

Learn what happened to the nine other Boeing Stratoliners. Go here, here, and here.

Read about the Clipper Flying Cloud's namesake here and here.

Go to Vance's K5CF Ham Radio Page