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Reel America: "6 1/2 Magic Hours" 1958 Pan Am Film

Transatlantic Passenger Jet Flight

New York City
Sunday, April 6, 2014

Jet passenger service began in the late 1950s in the United States, and Pan American airlines started transatlantic flights with the Boeing 707 in October, 1958.   Pan Am's twelve-minute film "Six and a Half Magic Hours" promotes the concept of transatlantic jet passenger service by documenting a flight from New York to London.

Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014 at 5:46pm (ET)

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