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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat wing assembly, Culver City, California, circa 1942-46 The Hughes Aircraft HK-1 or "Flying Boat" wing assembly being completed in a hangar in Hughes' factory in Culver City.
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Photograph of a wing of Hughes' Flying Boat leaving Culver City, 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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Photograph of a wing from the Flying Boat on its way to Terminal Island in... 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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Photograph of engine parts of the Hughes Flying Boat being moved to Terminal Island, Los... 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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Photograph of the wing-flap of the Flying Boat being moved to Los Angeles Harbor for... The 74-foot wing-flap of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat en route from Hughes Aircraft plant in Culver City, California to Los Angeles Harbor where the plane was assembled June 1946.
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Photograph of a portion of a wing of the Flying Boat being moved to Los... HUGHES' GIANT PLANE GETS FLAPS This 74-foot wing-flap for the world's largest airplane, built by Howard Hughes, is almost as long as the wing of a standard 21-passenger airliner. The flap, one of two which will be installed...
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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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