June Wood was a Panagra stewardess from about 1950 to 1954. She was married to Colegio Roosevelt teacher Jack Christensen. June’s daughter Lane Hayes forwarded the photos in the Gallery linked below to Fred Luss who then forwarded them to… Continue Reading
Here is a picture provided by Rick Witt, son of Panagra pilot Dick Witt. It was taken at Panama in 1952. Frank Havelick is on the left, Dick Witt in the center and the crew member on the right is… Continue Reading
These two photos are provided by Panagra pilot Bill Chamberlain’s daughter Yvonne. Most likely taken during the WWII years as both aircraft have the large American flag emblem displayed. Many thanks to Yvonne for sharing these pictures and Dave Clapp… Continue Reading
Here is a picture of Keith Clapp deplaning a Panagra DC-3 at LaPaz, Bolivia. Thanks to Keith’s son Dave for providing this picture.
Here is a look at what Advanced Pilot Ground School looked like in 1946. Attendees were Don Butler, Fred Kuehn, Ken Morse, Bob Samuelson, Joe David and Bob Adamson.
Here is a letter describing the training syllabus for a Panagra pilots in 1946. New hires started as Apprentice Co-Pilot and were then promoted to Junior Co-Pilot. The next step up was Class C where you could be assigned to… Continue Reading
When you were initially hired by Panagra you were taken on as an “Apprentice Co-Pilot” (see previous Post showing new hire letter for Jean Reahard). The next step up the ladder was “Junior-Copilot”. Here is the letter Don Butler received… Continue Reading
Here is a Panagra pay stub from 1949 for J. F. Reahard. Salary per month in November of 1949 was $675.00.
Here is a copy of J. F. Reahard’s new hire letter from June, 1945. Initialed at the bottom by Panagra President Harold Roig.
Here is a photo Bob Bennett found of a Panagra cabin crew class. The instructor is Alan Duncan and several others identified in the photo are Sonnie Costello, Charlie Scheffer, Jean Pierre Crisi, Doris Forman, Sheila Woodward, Delia Comejo, Monique… Continue Reading