Pan American Airplanes at Rhein-Main Airport, Frankfurt (FRA)

A picture taken by Volker's father in the fifties at Rhein-Main Airport, and a rare picture, as only 55 of these planes were built . The Boeing B377 Stratocruiser was developed from the bomber B-29 Superfortress. She was bigger than the Super Constellation and had a bar in the lower deck. She was used for instance by Pan Am and Northwest Airlines.

A Pan American B727 short before touchdown at Rhein-Main Airport in the late eighties. These planes served the routes to Berlin when the Lufthansa was not allowed to fly over the German Democratic Republic.

A Pan American B 727 during catering by Lufthansa Service Gesellschaft.

This Airbus had an interesting name. Click the last picture to read it.