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
Probably not too many people know that Panagra had plans in the 1940’s to operate a fleet of Lockheed Constellations. In preparation, the company purchased and apparently distributed Constellation flight manuals to crew members, but never operated the aircraft in… Continue Reading
Bob Bennett sent this Panagra route map…most likely late 40’s to very early 1950’s. A December 1953 flight schedule does not include Campo Grande so this map must be prior to 1953.
This photo was probably taken in Lima. Do you recognize anyone?
If you can identify any of the Panagra employees in these five new photos, please let us know who they are. Click on the title above to see all of the photos.