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1950s Unlimited

1950-1969 All things mid century. Dont forget
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United Airlines Stewardesses, 1960s

Travel Poster for TWA 

1950s

Illustrated by David Klein

By the 1950s, inexpensive flight insurance was widely available through vending machines at most airports.
America by Air

By the 1950s, inexpensive flight insurance was widely available through vending machines at most airports.

America by Air

American Airlines in flight movie 1960s

"With the advent of large jets, movies became an increasingly popular way to entertain passengers on long-distance flights."

America by Air

TWA Stewardess school in Kansas City, 1961

TWA Stewardess school in Kansas City, 1961

Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) Electra Jet 1960

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Ford with Pan Am, 1960s

Pan Am 1960s

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Convair; Metropolitan 440, 1956

Air travel 1960s style

from: Everywoman’s Family Circle

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United Airlines Stewardesses, 1963

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TWA, 1953

Convair 880, 1959

check out “The Might-Have Beens: Convair 880 and 990”  for some great reading on these bad ass birds from the jet age.

Western Airlines animation cell c.1960

"Its the Only Way to Fly!"

Wally the BirdCommercial spokes-bird for Western Airlines made his debut in 1955

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