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Phtograph of Howard Hughes in the XF-11, after his successful test flight, April 5, 1947

Digital ID
whh000311
Title
Phtograph of Howard Hughes in the XF-11, after his successful test flight, April 5, 1947
Description
Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES TEST-PILOTS SECOND XF-11. CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5. Preparatory to making its first flight test today, Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, is shown in the cockpit of the second XF-11 sister ship to the plane in which he almost lost his life in an accident last July 7. Hughes designed and built the ship, one of the world's fastest long-range reconnaissance planes for the Army Air forces in conjunction with the Air Materiel Command engineers."
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Source
Image ID: 0321 0324
Original Collection
Date
1947-04-05
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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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Master File Creation Date
2012-09-05
Master File Extent
5319 x 4270 pixels; 8.87 x 7.12 inches; 64,970,000 bytes
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image/tiff
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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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