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Sunday, November 21, 2021 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM


The China Clipper – 86th Anniversary of First Flight

You are invited to join a select group of “passengers” to board Pan Am’s China Clipper on its first flight across the Pacific in 1935.

2:00 p.m.

Preboarding – enjoy small bites and a hosted beer and wine bar hour while listening to a brief history presentation about the first flight of the Martin M-130 flying boat. Mingle with fellow passengers before boarding.

2 drinks are included with your admission (wine, beer, sparkling wine, or sparkling water). Tipping the bartender is encouraged!

3:00 p.m.

Grab some popcorn, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for departure while you watch the Hollywood production of China Clipper (1936), starring Pat O’Brien, Beverly Roberts, Humphrey Bogart, Ross Alexander and supporting cast.

At the conclusion of the “flight,” until 6 p.m., enjoy a little movie history about the actors, or tour the museum.

This is event is brought to you by the Alameda Naval Air Museum and the Art Deco Society of California.

Plenty of free parking available.

Seating is limited. If available, all tickets sold at the door will be $30.

Dressing vintage style is admired but not required!

At present, Alameda County requires that masks be worn for indoor events, regardless of vaccination status. Please plan to bring your proof of vaccination.

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