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Photograph of Howard Hughes with his crew on the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947

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Digital ID
whh000274
Title
Photograph of Howard Hughes with his crew on the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947
Description
Howard Hughes on the flight deck of the HK-1, Flying Boat (the largest plane in the world) discussing with his flight engineer and radio operator, Dave Evans, the plans for the next day's taxi testing of the 400,000 pound craft. The flight deck occupies the upper level in the nose of the 219-foot hull. The Flying Boat was assembled on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Source
Image ID: 0321 0300
Original Collection
Date
1947
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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
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Master File Creation Date
2012-08-13
Master File Extent
5427 x 4305 pixels; 9.05 x 7.18 inches; 66,840,000 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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