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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, returning from its historic test flight, November 2, 1947

Digital ID
whh000283
Title
Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, returning from its historic test flight, November 2, 1947
Description
Transcribed press release from back of photograph: "Howard Hughes' flying boat, world's largest plane, rides free off Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor immediately after its launching yesterday. The plane's vertical stabilizer tip rides about 80 feet above the water as the air giant floats for the first time. With Hughes at the controls, the colossal craft will get first water taxi tests today."
Aircraft
Source
Image ID:0321 0303
Original Collection
Date
1947-11-02
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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
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Master File Creation Date
2012-08-17
Master File Extent
5375 x 4214 pixels; 8.96 x 7.02 inches; 64,800,000 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi
 

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