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Photograph of electronic equipment testing at Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Technicians working with large pieces of electronic equipment.
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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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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 Charles B. Thornton, S. Ramo, and others with the first Hughes Aircraft Company... The first radar antenna produced at Hughes on Sept. 28, 1949 was returned for service three years later at the opening of a new service shop. Pictured from left to right are Charles B. Thornton, S. Ramo, Ray B. Parkhurst,...
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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 Howard Hughes checking the Hughes Flying Boat, Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes checking the instrument panel of the HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat (400,000 pound, 24,000 horsepower airplane) with his crew before the taxi tests, at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 radar testing at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1959 Engineers test radar equipment at the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1959.
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Conceptual drawing of Mobots, 1959 Artist's conception of futuristic undersea Mobots, remote controlled handling devices envisioned by Hughes Aircraft scientists in 1959.
 

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