VPM Documentaries

Air Tourism Begins in "Across The Pacific: Latin Laboratory"

05/28/2020 | 56m 46s Video has closed captioning.

As they push southward, Trippe, Sikorsky, Lindbergh and Leuteritz build larger flying boats, harness radio to navigate safely over great distances, and, with help from the U.S. government, outwit all competing airlines to dominate service to Latin America and launch the global air tourism industry. But all of this is merely preparation for their ultimate goal: flying the oceans.

Aired: 05/28/20

Rating: TV-G

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