In this episode we explore Pan Am’s Boeing 314 Flying Boats. Then we are joined by Margaret O’Shaughnessy of our sister museum, the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in Ireland.
Check out their website: https://www.flyingboatmuseum.com/
Margaret will tell us all about her museum which has the only full scale replica in the world, of a Pan American Boeing 314 called the Yankee Clipper. She will also tell us about the origins of Irish coffee and its unique connection to Pan Am history along with a conversation about Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara and her storybook romance with Pan Am Captain Charlie Blair.
Foynes Irish Coffee Recipe: https://www.flyingboatmuseum.com/authentic-foynes-irish-coffee-recipe/
The mission of the Pan Am Museum Foundation is “to educate, celebrate,and inspire present and future generations by preserving historical and diverse personal stories of Pan American World Airways.”
Pan Am was a pioneer in air travel and still stands as one of the most iconic and innovative airlines in aviation history.
That legacy lives on at the Pan Am Museum in Garden City, New York, where you can explore the rich history of the aircrafts and individuals at the heart of the company known as The World’s Most Experienced Airline.
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