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Aerial photograph of the Floyd Bennett Airport, New York, July 14, 1938 Aerial view of the crowd greeting Howard Hughes and crew at the Floyd Bennett Airport in New York after completion of the around-the-world flight.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Tool Company, Houston, Texas, circa 1960s Aerial view of the main office and plant of the Hughes Tool Company, in Houston, Texas.
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Aerial view of Hughes Flying boat launched, November 1, 1947, in preparation for the historic... Aerial view of Hughes Flying boat. Press release attached to back of photo: "LAUNCHING WORLD'S LARGEST PLANE The Hughes Flying boat was launched for the first time November 1, 1947. After the three concrete docks, one containing the...
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Aerial photograph of an unknown landscape, circa 1938 An aerial photograph possibly showing Fairbanks, Alaska. There is an arrow indicating a place which may be a landing sight for Howard Hughes' Lockheed L-14 Super Electra plane.
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Aerial photograph of one of Hughes' airfields, possibly in Culver City, California, circa 1940s-1950s Aerial view of an unidentified airfield owned by Howard Hughes, possibly in Culver City before it became more developed.
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Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, June 23, 1947 An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
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Aerial photograph of the fully assembled Flying Boat docked at Los Angeles Harbor, June 23,... An aerial view of the Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles (now Long Beach) Harbor.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, June 23, 1947 Aerial view of the Hughes Flying Boat at Pier E in Long Beach, California in 1947.
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft preparing for its final landing on its Round the World flight in Floyd Bennett Field, New York.
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft preparing for its final landing on its Round the World flight in Floyd Bennett Field, New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image:...
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft performing its final landing on the Round the World flight in Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard...
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft performing its final landing on the Round the World flight in Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image: "Flight's...
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft after performing its final landing on the Round the World flight at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image:...
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft after performing its final landing on the Round the World flight at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York.
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Photograph of the landing of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white, aerial view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft after performing its final landing on the Round the World flight at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Typed onto a piece of paper attached to the image:...
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 aircraft, July 29, 1938 Aerial view of the Lockheed 14 aircraft taking off for Chicago.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' plane, Los Angeles, August 02, 1938 Typed onto a piece of paper given with the image: "Hughes' Plane Over Los Angeles, Cal. -- The world-girdling plane of Howard Hughes pictured from an American Airlines plane as it flew over Los Angeles as Hughes and four companions...
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes Aircraft plant, Culver City, California, circa 1960s Aerial view of the Hughes Aircraft Culver City plant, 1960's.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat en route to Terminal Island, California, 1946 A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation's test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Aerial photograph of Terminal Island with the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... An aerial view of Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, showing Hughes Aircraft Company and the industrialization of the area.
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation during a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Hughes HK1, Flying Boat, leaving or returning from its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Howard Hughes' 400,000 pound Flying Boat flying 70 feet above the water for one-mile during taxi tests over the Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. Hughes had scheduled taxi tests only for the 219-foot long ship, but it...
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, returning from its historic test flight, November 2,... 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...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat during its test flight, November 2, 1947 Date stamped on back of photo: Nov 2, 1947. Transcribed from attached press release: "IN THE AIR Hughes Flying boat, with Howard Hughes at the controls, takes to the air at Los Angeles Harbor November 2, 1947. LONG...
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Photograph of the fuselage of Hughes' Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island in the... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA plane in flight, May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying boat, as it returns from its historic test flight,... A side view of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight. The eight 3,000 horsepower engines lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. The...
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Photograph of a F-106 plane, circa 1959-1972 View of a F-106 aircraft, in which Hughes had supplied the original armaments packages, MA-1 with linking SAGE for GCI.
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation on a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying boat, as it returns from its historic test flight, Los... A side view of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight. The eight 3,000 horsepower engine lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat on its test flight in the Los... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the fuselage of the Hughes Flying Boat en route to Terminal Island, California,... A section of Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being moved (with a police escort) from the Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled in June...
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Aerial view of Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa Corporation, Culver City, California, circa late 1950s Hughes Helicopters Division of Summa Corporation in Culver City, California.
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Aerial photograph of the Flying Boat skating across Los Angeles Harbor, November 6, 1947 Hughes' famous Flying Boat, Nov. 6, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor is currenly known as Long Beach Harbor, California.
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Photograph of the top of the Hughes H-1 Racer, 1945 Top view of the Hughes H-1 Racer with an X painted over its R registration number on its starboard wing.The registration number NX 258Y is seen on the rudder.
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Aerial photograph of the second XF-11, Culver City, California, April 3, 1947 The XF-11, a reconnaissance plane that Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers, sits in a field. Automobiles with cameras on top are parked, ready to chase the plane on its test flight.
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Flying Boat ready for tests, Terminal Island, California, October 13, 1946 Press Release attached to photo: "HUGHES HERCULES READY FOR TESTS. LONG BEACH, CAL. An aerial view shows Howard Hughes' giant plywood seaplane Hercules ready for taxi tests at Long Beach. The initial flight of the plane,...
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Aerial photograph of the second XF-11 prototype, April, 1947 The second XF-11 prototype parked on the tarmac.
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Photograph of XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 First test flight of the XF-11 at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California in 1946.
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Photograph of TWA Constellation in flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane in flight, May 1947.
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Photograph of Lockheed-14 at Floyd Bennett Airport, Brooklyn, July 10, 1938 Spectators surround a Lockheed-14 on a runway at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. Automobiles and media members are among the crowd.
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Photograph of Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1970s Daytime photo of the tower of the Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Also visible is the roof of the casino below, and a large parking lot across the street.
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Photograph of crowds at Floyd Bennett Airfield, New York, July 14, 1938 The black and white view of Howard Hughes' Lockheed 14 aircraft after performing its final landing on the Round the World flight at Floyd Bennett Airport, New York. Description printed on photograph's accompanying sheet of paper: "Journey's end for...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, circa early 1960s Aerial view of the airport at Hughes' aircraft plant in Culver City, California. The airport's runway was in operation from 1941 to 1985.
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Aerial photograph of Spring Mountain Ranch, Las Vegas, circa 1960s Overhead shot of the ranch house and pool at Spring Mountain Ranch, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. The property was purchased by Howard Hughes from Vera Krupp as a house for his wife, Jean Peters, who never followed her husband...
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing in transport, California, June 1946 One of the wings of the Hughes Flying Boat is seen being transported by truck on a narrow road in the country, on its way towards the Los Angeles Harbor in June 1946.
 

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