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Photograph of the Flying Boat wing and pontoon during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during the first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Stamped on the back of...
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Photograph of a portion of the Flying Boat during test flight, November 2, 1947 A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes' historic test flight. Stamped on the back of the photo "Hughes Aircraft Photo" Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known and Long...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat during its historic test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Flying Boat during Howard Hughes historic test flight. Stamped on the back of the photo "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Nov 2 1947." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known as Long Beach.
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat engines during the first test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Wing and engines of the Flying Boat are visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Harbor Island is visible in the distance. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Stamped...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island, during assembly, January 8, 1947. Transcribed from photo sleeve: Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo" and the date "Jan 8 1947." Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are...
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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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Photograph of launching world's largest plane, Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 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 hull and two the wing pontoons, were...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island, during assembly, January 8, 1947. Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose" or "Flying Boat" being assembled at Long Beach Harbor. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo. Los Angeles Harbor, Terminal Island are now known and Long Beach.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes inside of a DC-3, April, 1947 Howard Hughes inside of the DC-3. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s A portrait of Howard Hughes standing next to an airplane circa 1940s/1950s. Stamped on back of photo: "Hughes Aircraft Photo."
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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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Photograph of men working inside Hughes' HK-1 Flying Boat, readying it for its historic test,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat (with the number NX37602 on tail visible) in the water on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat at its dock on Terminal Island in the Los... The HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, with the tail number NX37602 visible, in the water on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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 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 Howard Hughes with a Douglas DC-3, circa 1947 Howard Hughes and an unidentified man stand in front of a Douglas DC-3.
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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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