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PILOT’S Releases Boeing B314 Clipper for P3D

Piston pounder and flying boat fans rejoice! Austrian developer PILOT’S has recently provided Prepar3D vintage aviation fans with its highly-accurate virtual rendition of the famous Boeing B314 Clipper flying boat.

Historically speaking, the Boeing B314 Clipper was created due to Pan American Airways’ dire need for an aircraft capable of supporting and relieving the airline’s by then aging Martin M-130 flying boat fleet on their Trans-Pacific crossings. The first Boeing B314 Clipper began construction on Boeing’s famous Plant 1 and, after numerous months of development, took off from Elliott Bay on June 7th, 1938, piloted by Edmund T. “Eddie” Allen.

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