A passenger looks out the window of a Convair 990 jet that was a Modern Air Transport charter called "Polar Bird II." The plane carried 48 passengers via the North Pole and South Pole on a unique 32-day around-the-world tour organized by Hemphill World Air Cruises of Los Angeles, California, for the Travelers' Century Club. It was the most expensive world tour of the time (1970) at $9,760 per person.

A passenger looks out the window of a Convair 990 jet that was a Modern Air Transport charter called "Polar Bird II."  The plane carried 48 passengers via the North Pole and South Pole on a unique 32-day around-the-world tour organized by Hemphill World Air Cruises of Los Angeles, California, for the Travelers' Century Club. It was the most expensive world tour of the time (1970) at $9,760 per person. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Michele and Tom Grimm / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

H1PW7F

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24.9 MB (1.5 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

3650 x 2389 px | 30.9 x 20.2 cm | 12.2 x 8 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

5 November 2012

Location:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

A passenger looks out the window of a Convair 990 jet that was a Modern Air Transport charter called "Polar Bird II." The plane carried 48 passengers via the North Pole and South Pole on a unique 32-day around-the-world tour organized by Hemphill World Air Cruises of Los Angeles, California, for the Travelers' Century Club. It was the most expensive world tour of the time (1970) at $9, 760 per person.

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