Flying across the Atlantic used to take 12 hours or more. With the introduction of the Boeing 707 into intercontinental service in Pan Am was able to bring that time down to six-and-a-half magic hours.
At Sci-Fi Air Show, the spacecraft of yesteryear are refurbished and displayed for awed audiences. The site is from an alternate dimension in which these spaceships existed. In other words, Stanley Kubrick really filmed 2001 in deep space.