1/22/03 Producers interview Jimmy Buffett
songwriter/singer, author, and seaplane pilot Jimmy Buffett was interviewed
for the Pan Am Documentary Project at his offices in Florida.
Buffett has had a long-standing love of aviation, particularly seaplanes.
He has owned and flown a Lake Renegade 250, deHavilland Beaver, Grumman
Widgeon, and Grumman Albatross. The Albatross figures prominently in
several of his books; A Pirate Looks at Fifty and Where is Joe Merchant?
was also a history major in college, and he has a deep appreciation
for how Pan Am not only developed the science of commercial aviation,
but also offered Americans a never-to-be equaled era of international
travel full of adventure and romance.
Follow his adventures in the Hemisphere Dancer (the albatross) on his