University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University Libraries > Digital Collections > Howard Hughes

Grid | List | Tile

      Title Description
1 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the Hughes XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, April 4,... The XF-11 plane's second flight immediately following take-off, at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California
2 Object thumbnail
Photograph of second XF-11 plane prior to take-off, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype is seen on a runway, prior to take-off. Automobiles and media members are also on the runway.
3 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Hughes XF-11 in flight, April 4, 1947 Date stamped on back of photo: April 3, 1947. Transcribed from attached press release: "HUGHES FLIES DUPLICATE OF CRASH PLANE CULVER CITY, Calif., April 5 -- Howard Hughes, famed flier-industrialist, today test-piloted the plane pictured here, a duplicate...
4 Object thumbnail
Photograph of second XF-11 prototype plane seen from front, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype, seen from the front, prior to a test flight.
5 Object thumbnail
Photograph of second XF-11 prototype plane on the runway, April 4, 1947 The second Hughes XF-11 prototype on a runway prior to a test flight in 1947.
6 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
7 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
8 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
9 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
10 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes taking off in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
11 Object thumbnail
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.
12 Object thumbnail
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.
13 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
14 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes taking off in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
15 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
16 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
17 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 A view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
18 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 A view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
19 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 An overhead view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
20 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
21 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 A view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
22 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
23 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 A view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
24 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
25 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
26 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes' XF-11 near Culver City, California.
27 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 A view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
28 Object thumbnail
Photograph of crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11, Culver City, California, July 07, 1946 An overhead view of the near-fatal crash of Howard Hughes' XF-11 in Culver City, California.
29 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes sitting in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
30 Object thumbnail
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.
31 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes' XF-11, California, circa 1946 A view of Howard Hughes taking off in his XF-11 near Culver City, California.
32 Object thumbnail
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...
33 Object thumbnail
Photograph of XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 First test flight of the XF-11 at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California in 1946.
34 Object thumbnail
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.
35 Object thumbnail
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.
36 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes in cockpit of the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11. Trucks and emergency vehicles are seen nearby.
37 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes climbing into the XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes on a ladder, climbing into the XF-11. A police officer is seen in the background.
38 Object thumbnail
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...
39 Object thumbnail
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.
40 Object thumbnail
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...
41 Object thumbnail
Photograph of Howard Hughes with Senator Harry P. Cain, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes Is Asked About His XF-11 By Senator! Culver City, Calif. - Millionaire plane builder Howard Hughes, left, is asked about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane, background, by Senator Harry Cain,...
42 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the first XF-11 plane at the Hughes Airport, Culver City, California, July 3,... The XF-11 plane before its first flight at the Hughes Airport in Culver City, California.
43 Object thumbnail
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...
44 Object thumbnail
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.
45 Object thumbnail
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.
46 Object thumbnail
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.
47 Object thumbnail
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.
48 Object thumbnail
Photograph of the first XF-11, with a Constellation plane in the background, 1946 The first XF-11 on the runway, with a Constellation in the background. Notice the dual propellers, marking this as the first XF-11.
49 Object thumbnail
Photograph of first XF-11 plane taking off, July 7, 1946 The first prototype of the XF-11, flown by Howard Hughes, taking off.
50 Object thumbnail
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.
 

Subscribe to this Search