Around the World, Over the Poles, with Brian Baum
Time: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 2:00pm
Event Type: Public Program
Location: William M. Allen Theater
In October 1977. Pan American World Airways organized Flight 50, the first passenger flight around the world over the North and South Poles. Boeing 747SP Clipper New Horizons made the journey from San Francisco to London, Cape Town, Auckland and back to San Francisco in 54 hours, 7 minutes, 12 seconds. Join aviation author Brian Baum as recounts what it was like to be a passenger aboard the record-setting circumnavigation, using his unique collection of slides taken during the flight.
This program is included with Museum admission and is Free for members of the Museum of Flight.