China Clipper Flight

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


102424. China Clipper Flight. October 15, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. The China Clipper is described as, "the greatest air boat in the world." The plane is described in detail while in flight over New York City. William Van Dusen (Pan Am's Publicity Director) is aboard, as well as members of the Board of Directors. They're holding a stockholder's meeting while in flight. George Hicks (announcer), William Van Dusen (heard briefly). 8:04. Audio condition: Good to very good. Part of continuing coverage.

102425. China Clipper Flight. November 8, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. A report from the Pan American China Clipper flight from Miami to Acapulco, a flight of 1590 miles. The plane uses a crew of 6. This is a training flight with no paying passengers. The chief pilot is interviewed. The broadcast originates from in flight. Edwin Musick (pilot). 7:16. Audio condition: Good. Part of continuing coverage.

102426. China Clipper Flight. November 9, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. 6:35 P.M. (eastern time). The Clipper has left Acapulco and is now 200 miles out of San Diego. Members of the crew are interviewed, as well as a representative from Pratt and Whitney in Hartford. The broadcast originates in flight. George King (First Flight Officer), Thomas Reynolds (Communications Officer), C. D. Durham (Pratt and Whitney), Edwin Musick (pilot). 20:49. Audio condition: Good. Part of continuing coverage.

102427. China Clipper Flight. December 10, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. The plane is referred to as, "The Philippine Clipper." The broadcast comes from the ship en route to Honolulu from San Francisco. There are 9 crew members aboard. Air Mail service is 6 weeks old, with letters to Manila delivered in just 6 days. Organ music to fill. Three separate transmissions. Bert Miller (reporter), Ralph Dolstrom (? 2nd officer). 14:51. Audio condition: Very good. Part of continuing coverage.

102428. China Clipper Flight. December 11, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. The "Philippine Clipper" has left Honolulu and is heading for Midway Island. This broadcast originates from in fight. Bert Miller (reporter), Allen Lewis (? demolitions worker). 10:26. Audio condition: Very good. Part of continuing coverage.

102429. China Clipper Flight. December 11, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. The program originates from the "Philippine Clipper" in flight en route to Midway Island. Bert Miller (reporter). 12:05. Audio condition: Very good. Part of continuing coverage.

102430. China Clipper Flight. December 12, 1935. NBC net. Sustaining. A broadcast from "The Philippine Clipper" in flight to Wake Island from Midway Island. Organ fill from Chicago. Bert Miller (reporter). 8:43. Audio condition: Very good. Part of continuing coverage.

Report contains 7 programs.