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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 01, 1947

Digital ID
whh001666
Title
Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 01, 1947
Description
Description given with photo: "Hughes At Controls Of Sky Giant For Taxi Tests - Long Beach, Cal. : Howard Hughes, millionaire plane builder, flyer and movie maker, is shown at the controls of the world's largest flying boat prior to taking the 400,000-pound craft out for taxi tests on Los Angeles Harbor. The plane, which figured in the Senate investigation of Hughes' wartime activities last summer, is 219 feet long with a wingspan of 320 feet. It was launched today, but will not be air tested until next spring. Shortly after this photo was made it was announced that taxi tests had been postponed. 11/1/47."
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Source
Image ID: 0373 [folder 28] 1376
Original Collection
Date
1947-11-01
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This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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Conversion Specifications
Image captured with Nikon D800 camera using Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Photoshop CS6 software
Master File Creation Date
2013-12-19
Master File Extent
4728 x 6163 pixels; 7.88 x 10.27 inches; 87,416,872 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Windows 7 Enterprise, Version 6.1
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 600 ppi
Master File Creation Software
Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Photoshop CS6 software
 

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