Professional Aviation and Military Artist
Pan American World Airways launched the first US jet Transatlantic passenger service on 26 October 1958. Taking off from Idlewild airport (now JFK International), New York (and after a stop at Gander, Newfoundland), the flight arrived at Paris 8 hours 41 minutes later. This painting depicts that aircraft - Boeing 707-121 N711PA descending over Paris on approach to Le Bourget. Oil on canvas. 90cm x 60cm.