Sikorsky S-40. The exposed superstructure caused Charles Lindbergh to call the plane a "flying forest." All three S-40s built were operated by Pan American (Caribbean Clipper, American Clipper, and Southern Clipper) and flew a total of 10 million miles to destinations throughout South and Central America.
PBY Catalina, Saudi Arabia. In 1960, Thomas Kendall, his family, and a photographer from Life magazine set off on a round the world pleasure trip in this Catalina. On 22nd March they touched down in the Gulf of Aqaba. The following day they were attacked with automatic gun fire from a headland nearby by local people who had mistaken them for Israeli commandos. Mr Kendall and his secratary were injured. After interrogation in Jeddah they were all released.