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The Aviation Museum of NH Presents “Jet Set Stewardess”

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I Was A Jet Set Stewardess – Smithsonian Channel

Mary Lou Bigelow’s Vintage 60s Pan Am Films Intro by the Pan Am Historical Foundation: Mary Lou Bigelow’s Pan Am career – and her priceless personal film collection – caught the attention of Smithsonian Channel producers when they started work more »

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Pan Am Pilot Robert Hicks Luncheon

On May 28, some representatives of the World Wings International (WWI) Boston Chapter were fortunate to meet with former Pan Am Flying Boat First Officer and DC-3 pilot Bob Hicks for lunch at Menotomy Grill & Tavern in Arlington, Mass. more »

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Afghanistan Then & Now (1968 to today) event May 13, 2013

Photo: Mary Lou interviews H.R.H Gen. Sardar Abdul Wali in the royal palace (Arg) in Kabul, October 2002. Date: May 13, 2013 Time:  1:30 -3pm Place:  Lexington Senior Center, 1475 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington MA 0242 RSVP  to Lexington Senior Center @ more »

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First TWA International Flight for Bigelow May 1960

May, 1960 – TWA International – My European adventures begin! TWA had already transitioned into the jet age with the 707, but my first few flights were on the Lockheed 1649 Jetstream. My first pattern was so much better than I more »

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Pan Am’s Dixie-Clipper Reunion Monaco Nov 1-4, 2012

   For four days, November 1-4, 2012, 500+/- former Pan American Airways (1927-1991) pilots, flight attendants and sales & traffic personnel gathered at Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco to celebrate the 75th anniversary of more »

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TWA Flights in the Winter Months of 1960

Since my last diary insert, I visited the Rodin Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Both were places of extraordinary delight. I went home to Boston in December, but was confined to my bed for the first part. I finally more »

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TWA Hostess Uniforms 1959-1962 on Youtube

  I edited this short video today, showing the TWA hostess uniforms in 1959 and the new one introduced in 1960.

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TWA & Coffee Houses In Greenwich Village 1959

October 26, 1959 “On October 23, I took out Flight 519 again. Captain Z., Barbara Davis and Flight Engineer Frank got together for dinner at Tony’s – an Italian restaurant, well known in Saint Louis. Flight 215 was my next more »

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Exploring the U.S. on TWA’s Dime!

October 3, 1959 diary notes of flights in September continue… “Two flights later, Captain Carl and First Officer Jerry,  Val and I went to the Crystal Palace in Gaslight Square – the Greenwich Village of the Midwest. Live jazz, beat more »

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