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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes At Controls Of Sky Giant For Taxi Tests - Long Beach, Cal. : Howard Hughes, millionaire plane builder, flyer and movie maker, is shown at the controls of the world's largest flying boat prior to...
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Photograph of workmen moving the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat in Terminal Island at the Los... Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat towed by workmen with a capstan at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat docked at the Los Angeles Harbor, November 1,... View of Hughes Flying Boat port bow in dry dock at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. Howard Hughes and Jack Jerman can be seen on the platform in the background.
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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 Dave Evans on the Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes with his flight engineer and Dave Evans, radio operator, preparing for the Flying Boat's taxi test the next day. The group is shown on the flight deck of the 24,000 horsepower craft. The Flying Boat was assembled on...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes on the flight deck of the Flying Boat, November 1, 1947 Transcribed from attached press release: "Howard Hughes, on the flight deck of his flying boat, world's largest airplane, discusses with his flight engineer and radio operator, plans for tomorrow's taxi testing of the 400,000 pound craft. The flight deck occupies...
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Photograph of the Flying Boat launching into Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 The Hughes flying boat was launched for the first time, (Nov 1, 1947) after the three concrete docks, one containing the hull and two the wing pontoons, were pumped with sea water to the outside level, gates were lowered and...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes at the controls of his Flying Boat. Los Angeles Harbor is currenly known as Long Beach Harbor, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and pilots in the cockpit of the Flying Boat, November 1,... Trascribed from attached press release: " Howard Hughes (wearing hat) talks over details of tomorrow's initial taxi testing of his 24,000 horsepower flying boat, Nov. 1, 1947." Hughes is standing between Chal Bowen(?) (left) and Gale J. Moore (right).
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Photograph of the Flying Boat engine and pontoon during test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... A portion of the Flying Boat is visible in this photograph that was taken during Howard Hughes first test flight. Photograph likely taken from inside the plane. Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach Harbor.
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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 the Hughes Flying Boat being towed into the Los Angeles Harbor, November 1,... The Hughes Flying Boat being towed toward Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Flying Boat's controls, Los Angeles Harbor, November 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of the Flying Boat, November 1, 1947, prior to its first taxi tests in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Hughes' Flying Boat on a test run, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes conducting a test run of his Flying Boat in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and others inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California. From left to right, the men include: Wressey C. Cocue, Homer (Dave) Roe, Dave Graig, Dave Kuans, Glenn Odeuiru, Howard Hughes,...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Poised For Trial Run, San Pedro, Calif.: Two engineers are dwarfed by the four right wing engines of Howard Hughes' mammoth plywood flying boat as the 200-tom craft is readied for taxi tests in Los...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 Description given with photo: "Float Hughes Flying Boat, San Pedro, Calif.: Water pours into Howard Hughes' mammoth drydock as the millionaire plane builder prepares to float his giant plywood flying boat on November 1st. The nose of the 200-ton...
 

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