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The “Clipper” that made famous by the Martin Clipper and the Boeing Clipper contributed to the United Stated aviation in many ways. They started “an era of alluring interlude in airline travel”, as they offered sophisticated services, food and drink to travelers, according to Bilstein (2001, p. 93). The large, four engine flying boats allowed for people to travel in luxury during a time when luxury was a hot commodity. One of the major company Pan Am used these big planes on trans-Atlantic flights as well as Pacific flights to far off lands that normally Americans would not be able to go to. Not only could society travel to places that they had only read about in books, but could do it in high style. These planes started a new age in air travel. One writer wrote that “these aircraft were flying carpets”, and the Clippers delivered such a reality to people with “the speed, range and creature comforts”, as stated by Bilstein (2001, p.

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