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This Plane Accidentally Flew Around the World


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poppavein #1 Posted 02 June 2018 - 05:25 PM

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The Long Way Round: Getting Home

In WW2 Captain Ford and the crew of the Pan Am California Clipper were faced with an unprecedented challenge: simply getting home.

https://medium.com/s...ld-c04ca734c6bb

 

Maybe because I used to work for Boeing, but the flying boats always have been an interest for me.

 

 



Tedster_ #2 Posted 02 June 2018 - 06:15 PM

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Stumbled into that the other day, wound up buying the book.  definitely an interesting story.
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Bobby_Tables #3 Posted 02 June 2018 - 07:53 PM

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Interesting reading thanks for this!  Very interested in the book as well. 

hawkeyededic #4 Posted 02 June 2018 - 07:55 PM

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SOmeone needs to make a movie based on that adventure, would be a worthwhile film imo.


 

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SonicPariah #5 Posted 05 June 2018 - 08:37 PM

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Love this! Thanks for sharing.




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