lb. max. gross take-off weight
-3500 mile range
-4 Wright Double Cyclones Engines (1500 hp)
"Greatest Flying Boat".
Pan Am signed a contract on
July 21, 1936 for six B314s. It weighed 40 tons and cost $550,000 per aircraft.
The Yankee Clipper inaugurated
the world’s first scheduled transatlantic service. The infamous Pacific
Clipper made a 31,500-mile flight around the world.
One way tickets cost $375,
round trip $675
Pan Am flew these planes for only 6 years
before they were overtaken by land planes.