The first airliner with a pressurized cabin to enter service was the Boeing Model 307 Strato-liner, the prototype of which was flown for the first time on 31 December 1938. Derived from the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, it was advertised as the first airliner to fly above most bad weather conditions because of its pressurized cabin. The first version to enter service, with Trans-Continental and Western Air in April 1940, was the Model 307B, accommodating 33 passengers.

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Aviation Screensavers » 17 screens of important WWII era aircraft

 17 screens of important WWII era aircraft, with colorful copies of period ads, cards, patches, photos, and manufacturer memorabilia. Includes images from the archives of NASA Langley showing many of the planes in their experimental stage.

Aviation Screensavers » 357th FG Screen Saver

 357th FG Screen Saver
Over 40 great photos of the 357th FG in action during WWII, courtesy of Merle Olmsted. Patch Art courtesy of Jim Harley. Put together by Pete Krueger.

Aviation Screensavers » Chuck Yeager Screen Saver

 Chuck Yeager Screen Saver
General Yeager has made available to the public a short animation depicting some of the highlights of his aviation career.

Aviation Screensavers » Memphis Belle Screensaver

 Memphis Belle Screensaver.

This screensaver contains images of the Memphis Belle's stop at GRC in 1943.

Aviation Screensavers » Supermarine Spitfire screensaver

 Supermarine Spitfire screen saver.
Slide show of 10 pictures from this legendary aircraft.
Operating System: Windows (not vista compatible)

Aviation Screensavers » Various aircraft from WW2

 This .zip file contains four different screensavers. Various aircraft from WW2 have been used to create the screensavers. There is 4 separate screensavers, each with different aircraft.
Author: Peter Tyack.

Aviation Screensavers » Vintage Plane Screensaver

 Vintage Plane Screensaver

This ITC screensaver contains images of vintage airplanes from the GRC archives (1942-1958).