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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of a Lockheed-14 plane, New York, July 10,... Howard Hughes in cockpit of Lockheed-14 before take-off from Floyd Bennet Field in New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, in the cockpit of his H-1 airplane, circa 1935-1940 Howard Hughes in open cockpit of his H-1 airplane, circa late 1930s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, with Ed Lund, Grover Whalen, Harry Connor, Richard Stoddart, and Lieutenant... Howard Hughes (wearing hat and white shirt) being interviewed by media as before beginning his around-the-world event in 1938.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes exiting the Lockheed-14 at the Floyd Bennett Airport, New York, July... Howard Hughes getting out of cabin door of Lockheed-14 at the Floyd Bennett Airport in New York in 1938.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and assistant in the cockpit of the HK-1 Hercules (Flying Boat),... Howard Hughes with assistant in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, circa 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes underneath the XF-11 plane, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes stands on a ladder underneath the body of XF-11 plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and other men in New York, August 20, 1938 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes after landing in New York after a high altitude flight from Los Angeles during which he tested a new two-ounce oxygen mask. With him were (L to R): Charles Perrine, Glenn Odekirk, and Harry...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa late 1930s Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes as he walked to his plane a huge Boeing Stratoliner for a series of tests."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and other men, circa late 1930s Howard Hughes and other unidentified men surrounded by crowds.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Glenn E. Odekirk, Glendale, California, July 13, 1938 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes (right) is shown with co-pilot Glenn E. Odekirk after their one stop flight from Seattle to Glendale."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and other men in New York, August 20, 1938 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes in New York after making a high altitude flight from Los Angeles during which he tested a new two-ounce oxygen mask."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and other men in New York, August 20, 1938 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes in New York after making a high altitude flight from Los Angeles during which he tested a two-ounce oxygen mask."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in Glendale, California, August 26, 1939 Description given with photograph: "Howard Hughes is shown entering his Boeing Stratoliner at Glendale, Calif 8/26/39"
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in front of his biplane, Miami, 1934 Howard Hughes standing in front of his biplane holding a trophy after winning the 1934 All-American Air Meet in Miami, Florida.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in cockpit of the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes is seen sitting in the cockpit of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Fiorello La Guardia and Grover Whalen, New York, July 12,... Howard Hughes (wearing hat) receives congratulations from Mayor Fiorello La Guardia at Floyd Bennett Airport in Brooklyn. The gentleman wearing a polka dot bow tie, standing behind the mayor is Grover Whalen. Mr. Whalen was president of the 1939 New...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Joe Petralli inspecting the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it... Howard Hughes (left, in dark coat) noted designer, builder, and industrialist entering the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat, the largest airplane in the world, as it was nearing completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. With him...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, standing by the XF-11, April 3, 1947 Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES READY FOR TAKE-OFF IN SECOND XF-11 FLIGHT. CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5. Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, recovered from injuries following crash last July 7, is shown here just before he test-piloted today a duplicate...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes leaving the Northrop Gamma Racer, Newark, New Jersey, January 13, 1936 Howard Hughes leaving the cockpit of a Northrop Gamma, surrounded by a crowd at Newark New Jersey Airport. Hughes set a coast-to-coast speed record. A bank of microphones and a movie camera are seen beside the plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing by the XF-11 plane, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes standing by the XF-11 the day before his second test run on the plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles... Howard Hughes sits at the controls of his 400,000 pound Flying Boat just a day prior to its first tests in the Los Angeles Harbor in California. The aircraft was 219 feet long with a wing span of 320 feet.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the first XF-11, Culver City, California, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his XF-11 airplane before his first test flight.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew member inside of the HK-1 Flying Boat, 1947 Howard Hughes inspecting the equipment on the flight deck inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, which he designed and built. The man pictured behind Hughes is possibly Earl Martyn, Hughes' flight engineer. The Flying Boat was near completion...
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Phtograph of Howard Hughes in the XF-11, after his successful test flight, April 5, 1947 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...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with an engineer in Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles, November 2,... Howard Hughes talking with an engineer at the rear of the flight deck of Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor (now known as Long Beach).
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the first XF-11, Culver City, California, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his XF-11 before its first test flight.
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Photograph of crew and passengers leaving a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and one unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with his crew on the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los... 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....
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Photograph of crew and passengers outside of a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and an unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a group of men in front of the XH-17 helicopter,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of pilots lined up in front of their biplanes at the Oakland Airport, California,... Stunt pilots for the film Hell's Angels line up before the largest fleet of World War I planes ever assembled for the making of a motion picture. The event took place on the runway of the Oakland Airport, March...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others in front of the XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat, November... Howard Hughes in the pilot's chair with (left to right) Dave Evans, Rae Hopper, Howard Hughes, and possibly Dave Grant.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others with the XH-17 helicopter, Culver City, California, October 23,... Howard Hughes (second from left) standing in front of the experimental helicopter XH-17, Flying Crane, with others (from left to right): Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Dave Evans on the Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes with his flight engineer and Dave Evans, radio operator, preparing for the Flying Boat's taxi test the next day. The group is shown on the flight deck of the 24,000 horsepower craft. The Flying Boat was assembled on...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes under the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes prior to test-piloting the second XF-11 prototype, a duplicate of the plane which crashed on July 7 the previous year.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes standing on a ladder beneath the second XF-11 prototype before his April 4, 1947 flight.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and a crowd with the Hughes XH-17, October 23, 1952 Howard Hughes (second from left) standing under the blade of the XH-17, Flying Crane with L-R: Rea Hopper, Director of the Aeronautical Division, Hughes Aircraft Company; Hughes; Clyde Jones, Director of Engineering, Hughes Tool Company Aeronautical Division; Warren Reed, Assistant;...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his DC-3, April, 1947 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his Douglas DC-3 aircraft. The photo was taken right before or after his first flight since the nearly fatal XF-11 crash in 1946.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes demonstrating a radar safety device, May 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of a TWA Constellation demonstrates his new radar saftey device, May 1, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a reporter, New York, July, 1947 Howard Hughes standing with an unidentified reporter next to the second XF-11, after landing in New York.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7,... Transcribed from back of photo: "Howard Hughes (in cockpit) warms up the XF-11 for its initial test flight. It is one of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes, July 7, 1946."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Transcribed from back of photo: "Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the new XF-11 reconnaissance plane which he designed and built in conjuntion with Air Material Command engineers. He is preparing for its first flight. One of the world's fastest...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes at the controls of his Flying Boat. Los Angeles Harbor is currenly known as Long Beach Harbor, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and pilots in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, November 1,... Trascribed from attached press release: " Howard Hughes (wearing hat) talks over details of tomorrow's initial taxi testing of his 24,000 horsepower flying boat, Nov. 1, 1947." Hughes is standing between Chal Bowen(?) (left) and Gale J. Moore (right).
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Photographs for press release, Hughes demonstrates new radar warning, May 1, 1947 Photographs that accompany the attached press release: "HUGHES DEMONSTRATES NEW RADAR WARNING Howard Hughes, at the controls of the TWA Constellation, demonstrates the efficiency of his new radar safety device, which is being installed on all TWA planes and which will...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes news conference, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes at a press conference, standing in front of what is thought to be a DC-3.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936 Howard Hughes shakes hands with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Roosevelt's office, after Hughes received the Harmon Aviator Trophy. Roosevelt is sitting behind his desk. Several unidentified men are standing by.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with reporter, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes at a press conference, standing in front of what is assumed to be a DC-3.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes exiting an airplane in New York, flanked by two unidentified men.
 

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