When Air Travel Meant Luxury

Once considered the zenith of air travel luxury, the long-gone Boeing 314 Clipper could transport pampered flyers to faraway, exotic locales in only a matter of days. The enormous airliner, first launched in 1936, had the amazing range of 5,200 miles and a maximum airspeed of 199 mph. It could carry up to 74 passengers and 10 crew members, had 7 private sleeping compartments, a 14-seat dining room and some models even had a private suite in the tail section.

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1 Response to When Air Travel Meant Luxury

  1. kind of like a flying hotel … i would have liked flying on one.
    k☼

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