Here's a unique take on a well-known story. A new book has just been released on US carrier legend Pan American World Airways, which offers an insight into its colourful history through those that worked at the airline.
Pan American World Airways - Aviation History through the Words of its People is a collections of contribution from 75 writers including pilots, flight attendants, station manager and other staff contributing to this anthology of the airline. Covering more than six decades of history at the airline until its demise in 1991, the contributions cover some of the news-making events which dominated its history, including the first Boeing 707 flight, the introduction of Boeing 747s, hijackings, the first visit of the Beatles to the USA
The book is co-authored and co-edited by James Patrick Baldwin, an adjunct instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Jeff Kriendler, formerly vice president - corporate communications at Pan Am.
The book is published by Bluewater Press and you can find out more about it here.