This Week In Aviation Daily History

65 Years Ago Jan. 11, 1950 —A Pan American World Airways Stratocruiser that flew from Honolulu to San Francisco on Dec. 13 of that year claimed the record for heaviest mail load ever recorded on a passenger flight, at 8, 8183 lb. The same flight also carried 46 passengers. 39 Years Ago Jan. 10, 1976...

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