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China Clipper

Cover flown on the Martin M-130 flying boat PAA "China Clipper" (NC14716) from Alameda, CA, to Manila, PI, over FAN 14, November 22-29, 1935 (The Cooper Collections/Wikipedia)

Alameda Stamp Commemorates 1st Transpacific Mail Flight

Putting a stamp on a letter bound across the Pacific costs only a little more than it did when the China Clipper took off from Alameda Naval Air Station 75 years ago.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

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