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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 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 the second XF-11 prototype, April 3, 1947 The second XF-11 prototype, a reconnaissance plane the Howard Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers.
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Photograph of the second XF-11 prototype, April 3, 1947 The second XF-11 prototype, a reconnaissance plane the Howard Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers.
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Photograph of the second XF-11 prototype, April 3, 1947 The second XF-11 prototype, a reconnaissance plane the Howard Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers.
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Photograph of the second XF-11 prototype, April 3, 1947 The second XF-11 prototype, a reconnaissance plane the Howard Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Material Command engineers.
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Photograph of the second XF-11 plane during a test flight, April 3, 1947 The second prototype of the XF-11 seen during a test flight in 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes signing the flight plan in front of the second XF-11.
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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 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 on ladder under the XF-11, April 3, 1947 Transcribed from press release attached to photo: "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...
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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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