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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes with the H-1 Racer, circa 1935-1937 Howard Hughes, holding a pilot's helmet, is seen standing beside the H-1 Racer. The plane's registration number, NR 258Y, is painted on its rudder.
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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 in airline pilot's uniform, circa late 1930s, early 1940s Howard Hughes wearing an American Airways uniform.
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Howard Hughes in cockpit of the first XF-11, Culver City, California, July 7, 1946 Howard Hughes warming up the first XF-11 prototype.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Glendale, California, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in an unidentified plane surrounded by unnamed people in Glendale, California. Printed on a paper included with the photograph: "Howard Hughes is shown at Glendale, Calif., after a nonstop flight...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northrop Gamma Racer talking to an unidentified individual.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick beside the Northrop Gamma racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and other unidentified individuals with the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with aircraft technicians with the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes and aircraft technicians next to the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Chicago Municipal Airport, Chicago, May 14, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes surrounded by unidentified people at the Chicago Municipal Airport. Printed on a paper included with the photograph: "Millionaire Speed King. Howard Hughes, Multimillionaire movie producer and speed flyer, at the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northrop Gamma Racer talking to an unidentified individual.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and unidentified man at Floyd Bennett Field, New York,... Howard Hughes, Albert Lodwick, and an unidentified man at Floyd Bennett Field after record flight from Miami to New York.
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of the Northrop Gamma Racer. Text printed on accompanying strip of paper: "Millionaire Speed King. Howard Hughes, multimillionaire movie producer and speed flyer, warming up his plane at the Chicago Municipal Airport preparing for...
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Photograph of the Northrop Gamma Racer, Chicago, May 14, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes beside the Northrop Gamma Racer near hanger at Chicago Municipal Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes inside an unidentified plane, circa 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in an unidentified plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Northrop Gamma Racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, New York, April 21, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes sitting in the Northop Gamma Racer in New York. Text printed on a card included with the image: "Hughes sets new Miami-New York record Howard Hughes, Millionaire flier and pictured in...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick in front of the Northrop Gamma racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick in front of the Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes surrounded by unidentified men, presumably members of the press.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick beside the Northrop Gamma racer, 1936 The black and white view of Howard Hughes and Albert Lodwick beside Northrop Gamma Racer.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in Paris, France, July 17, 1938 The black and white view of Howard Hughes surrounded by people in Paris, France. Text printed on photograph's accompanying strip of paper: "Howard Hughes after arriving at Paris to complete the first leg of a round-the-world flight. 7-11-38."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14 aircraft, July 1938 A view of Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14, likely in Fairbanks, Alaska. Text printed on back of photograph: "Howard Hughes leaving the silver monoplane. To his left is Eddie Lund, flight engineer. 7/38"
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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.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in pilot's gear, Newark, New Jersey, 1937 Howard Hughes, wearing pilot's overalls and gear with parachute, at the tail of the Hughes H-1 Racer, in Newark, New Jersey. Unidentified men are seen behind him.
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14 aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield, France, July 1938 Description printed on photograph's accompanying strip of paper: "Next stop-- Moscow! Le Bourget, France---- After making minor repairs, Howard Hughes and his companions took off from Le Bourget, to complete their record-smashing circuit of the globe in 3 days and...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his Lockheed 14 aircraft, 1938 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Lockheed 14 aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his Lockheed 14 aircraft, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, 1938 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Lockheed 14 aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14 in Fairbanks, Alaska, July 1938 A view of Howard Hughes after disembarking the Lockheed 14 aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and co-pilot at HK-1 gauges, October 31, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) and unidentified co-pilot at the gauge panel of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14 in France, July 1938 Description printed on photograph's accompanying strip of paper: "Howard Hughes in the cockpit of his plane. A few minutes before leaving Paris for Moscow on the second leg of his flight around the world. 7-12-38"
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his Lockheed 14 aircraft, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, July... The black and white view of Howard Hughes in his Lockheed 14 aircraft at Floyd Bennett Field in New York. Text printed on accompanying paper strip: "Hughes takes off on flight to Paris. Floyd Bennett Field, New York City--...
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Howard Hughes and Edward Lund at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 19, 1937 Howard Hughes and Edward Lund walking away from Hughes Racer in Newark Airport.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the TWA Constellation controls, May 1, 1947 Howard Hughes at the controls of a TWA Constellation aircraft, demonstrating his new radar safety device, May 1, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14, July 3, 1938 Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard Hughes, lifting his plane and headed for Wichita, Kansas, on the first leg of his flight to Newark, N.J. from where he...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14, Los Angeles, July 4, 1938 Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "As Howard Hughes took off from Coast for flight east. Los Angeles, California-- The huge Lockheed "Flying Laboratory" of Howard Hughes, millionaire oil...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes standing near Douglas DC-3, New York, 1947 Howard Hughes standing under the propeller of a Douglas DC-3.
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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 1937 Howard Hughes being welcomed at Newark Airport.
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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 19, 1937 Howard Hughes near his Hughes Racer at Newark Airport after breaking the coast-to-coast record from Burbank to Newark in 7 hours, 28 minutes, 27 seconds. The distance he covered was 2490 miles while he was going an average speed...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and the Lockheed 14, New York, circa 1920s-1950s Howard Hughes landing in the Lockheed 14 in New York. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard Hughes lands in New York in flight from coast New York City-- the huge Lockheed "Flying Laboratory" of...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in his Lockheed 14 aircraft, 1938 The black and white view of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the Lockheed 14 aircraft.
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Howard Hughes at Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes being welcomed at Newark Airport after setting a new transcontinental record of 332 miles an hour.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14, Los Angeles, California, July 4, 1938 Howard Hughes in the Lockheed 14 in Los Angeles, California. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard Hughes off on first leaf of flight to Paris. Los Angeles, Cal. -- Howard Hughes, Millionaire oil man...
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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 1937 Howard Hughes alighting from his plane at Newark Airport after establishing a new transcontinental record.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Lockheed-14 plane, Le Bourget, France, July 11, 1938 Howard Hughes surrounded by a crowd at Le Bourget Field in France, in front of a Lockheed-14, July 11, 1938. Le Bourget (Airport : Le Bourget, France)
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Photograph of the Lockheed 14, July, 3, 1938 Howard Hughes taking off in the Lockheed 14 aircraft. Typed on a piece of paper attached to the image: "Howard Hughes' plane taking off from Union Air Terminal July 3, 1938, on first left of round-the-world flight. Released for...
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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 19, 1937 Howard Hughes in the cockpit of Hughes Racer while he is being interviewed by newsmen at the Newark Airport.
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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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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 1937 The black and white view of Howard Hughes alighting from his plane at Newark Airport after establishing a new transcontinental record.
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Howard Hughes at the Newark Airport, New Jersey, January 1937 Howard Hughes wearing parachute near the tail of Hughes Racer in the Newark Airport.
 

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