The first passenger flights were made in 1939 by Boeing's Yankee Clipper aircraft.
What does YC stand for?
YC stands for Yankee Clipper (amusement park ride)
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We have 5 other meanings of YC in our Acronym Attic
- You Bet Your Sweet Ass I Am
- Toronto City Centre Airport, Ontario, Canada
- Yael Bar Zohar (Israeli Actress)
- District Lighter Open (US Navy)
- Open Lighter (Non Self-Propelled)
- Prototype Cargo (US military aircraft designation)
- Y Combinator (venture capital; Mountain View, CA)
- Yacht Club
- Yale College
Samples in periodicals archive:
Shea Shea 6g National Emblem - Yankee Clipper He's a sprinter - be it 5f or 6f - and there is a race for him next Thursday.
Not only did the Yankee Clipper carve out a career for the ages (a superstar Italian-American centerfielder who played flawlessly and stylishly), but he ascended into the realms of myth by marrying the most glamorous movie star on earth (the very blonde and unearthly beautiful Marilyn Monroe).
He was a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society (SPEBSQSA) for 42 years and sang with the Worcester Men of Song, The Naples Chorus, The Portsmouth NH Yankee Clippers Chorus, The Cape Cod Surftones, The Coastal Crooners Quartet, and many church choirs.
I bought a copy of Roll and Go: The Shantyman's Day Aboard a Yankee Clipper years ago.
On July 9, 1939, Pan Am's Boeing 314 flying boat the Yankee Clipper landed at Foynes - the first direct passenger flight from the US to Europe.
Foynes, on the River Shannon, became the centre of the aviation world from 1939-45 and the original Yankee Clipper , then Pan-Am's luxury flying boat, landed as the first commercial passenger flight direct from the USA to Europe.
And the museum itself has a marvellous collection of memorabilia, including the original radio and weather room, along with its equipment and an astounding full-size replica flying boat, The Yankee Clipper.