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Photograph of Flying Boat engines after test flight, circa 1947

Digital ID
whh000382
Title
Photograph of Flying Boat engines after test flight, circa 1947
Description
Press release attached to photo: "HUGHES FLYING BOAT Howard Hughes' massive wooden flying boat, which flew November 2, 1947, is shown in its Long Beach hangar in the first official photograph released since its flight. The airplane, with a wing span of 320 feet, remains today the largest ever constructed. The U. S. Navy has expressed interest in it for experimentation, although no transaction has yet been made." Stamped on photo: "HUGHES HELICOPTERS DIVISION OF SUMMA CORPORATION CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA." Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach Harbor.
Aircraft
Source
Image ID: 321 0407
Original Collection
Date
1947
Graphic Elements (TGM)
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Rights
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
Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A software
Master File Creation Date
2012-09-13
Master File Extent
6001 x 4697 pixels; 10 x 7.83 inches; 84,561,920 bytes
Master File Format
image/tiff
Master File Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
Master File Quality
85 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi ; 600
 

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