above is at the Pan Americans World Airways Office just north Sand
Point in 1938. Boeing flight-testing the 314 on June 22, 1938 from Lake Washington as well
as other Boeing planes.
the war not come with the development of long range planes Boeing
would have built the Boeing 326. Just 15 days after the 314 flew;
and Pan Am publicly announced this next model
– a giant flying boat airliner. It was so large that tugboats
were to be
used during harbor maneuvers. It was to be pressurized and
flying above the weather with 100 passengers. The 326 was the
result of a
PAA contest in 1937 which resulted in four competing designs.
ever built. But this technology was used in the
WEIGHTS - PERFORMANCE
ft. 0 in.
106 ft. 0 in.
27 ft. 7 in.
|Four Wright GR-2600
1,600 hp (1,191 kw)
14 cylinder, air cooled radial engines