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DID YOU KNOW: Pan-Am’s China Clipper’s first airmail flight

/ 05:00 AM November 29, 2018

On Nov. 29, 1935, the China Clipper of the Pan-American Airways Company arrived in Manila on the first airmail flight from San Francisco.

With a stopover in Guam, the plane brought 110,000 letters, including one from US President Franklin D. Roosevelt to President Manuel Quezon. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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