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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes sits with his witnesses at Senate War Invest. Hearing. 1st row (l to r): Glen Odekirk & Thomas Slack; 2nd row (l to r): E. A. Peterman, Richard (?), & Howard Hughes;...
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, California, 1947 The Hughes Aircraft HK-1 "Flying Boat" floating in Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Thomas A. Slack, Washington, D.C., November 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes And Attorney At Senate Hearing, Washington : Airplane builder Howard Hughes (left) confers with his attorney, Thomas A. Slack, at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing, November 8. The subcommittee is probing Hughes'...
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Photograph of the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... Men working inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. Transcribed from note on back of photo: "Inside the Boat: Shown in a view looking toward the tail of the Hughes Flying Boat,...
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Photograph of crew member inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it nears completion, Los... Possibly Richard Stoddart or Earl Martyn inside of the Hughes Flying Boat, examining its equipment near as it was nearing completion.The Flying Boat was assembled on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it returns from its test flight, Los Angeles... A front view of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight, shown in the photo. The eight 3,000 horsepower engine lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at...
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation's test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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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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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation during a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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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.
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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...
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Aerial photograph of Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Hughes HK1, Flying Boat, leaving or returning from its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 Howard Hughes' 400,000 pound Flying Boat flying 70 feet above the water for one-mile during taxi tests over the Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. Hughes had scheduled taxi tests only for the 219-foot long ship, but it...
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Photograph of Hughes HK-1 during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, returning from its historic test flight, November 2,... Transcribed press release from back of photograph: "Howard Hughes' flying boat, world's largest plane, rides free off Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor immediately after its launching yesterday. The plane's vertical stabilizer tip rides about 80 feet above the...
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Photograph of men working on the interior of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles... Men working inside the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Joe Petralli inspecting the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, as it... Howard Hughes (left, in dark coat) noted designer, builder, and industrialist entering the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat, the largest airplane in the world, as it was nearing completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. With him...
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Photograph of Hughes Flying Boat during its test flight, November 2, 1947 Date stamped on back of photo: Nov 2, 1947. Transcribed from attached press release: "IN THE AIR Hughes Flying boat, with Howard Hughes at the controls, takes to the air at Los Angeles Harbor November 2, 1947. LONG...
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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA plane in flight, May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of the HK-1, Hughes Flying boat, as it returns from its historic test flight,... A side view of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight. The eight 3,000 horsepower engines lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls. The...
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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.
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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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Aerial photograph of the TWA Constellation on a test flight, May 2, 1947 TWA Constellation plane during a test flight on May 2, 1947.
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Photograph of equipment panels of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... The control panel of HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, on Terminal Island, Los Angeles Harbor.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying boat, as it returns from its historic test flight, Los... A side view of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, the world's largest plane, which successfully completed its first flight. The eight 3,000 horsepower engine lifted the craft from the waters of Los Angeles Harbor with Hughes at the controls.
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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 the cockpit of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat, Los Angeles Harbor, October 31,... The cockpit of Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island at 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 Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles... Howard Hughes sits at the controls of his 400,000 pound Flying Boat just a day prior to its first tests in the Los Angeles Harbor in California. The aircraft was 219 feet long with a wing span of 320 feet.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Earl Martyn in the cockpit of the Hughes Flying Boat,... Howard Hughes (right) and Earl Martyn inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, which was near completion on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. The Hughes Flying Boat, also called the Spruce Goose, was the largest plane in the...
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Photograph of workmen completing the final arrangements for the test of the HK-1, Hughes Flying... The interior of the 219-foot long hull of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, on the day of the craft's initial water taxi tests. The picture was taken from the center section of the 400,000 pound aircraft. Workmen were completing the final...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and crew member inside of the HK-1 Flying Boat, 1947 Howard Hughes inspecting the equipment on the flight deck inside of the HK-1, Hughes Flying Boat, which he designed and built. The man pictured behind Hughes is possibly Earl Martyn, Hughes' flight engineer. The Flying Boat was near completion...
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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...
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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 flying over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat on its first flight over the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with an engineer in Hughes Flying Boat, Los Angeles, November 2,... Howard Hughes talking with an engineer at the rear of the flight deck of Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor (now known as Long Beach).
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat on its test flight in the Los... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat during its test run in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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Aerial photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor,... The Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat under construction on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor before its test run.
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Photograph of the Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat during its test flight, Los Angeles Harbor, November... Howard Hughes HK-1, Flying Boat, test flight in the Los Angeles Harbor with ships, boats and observation planes visible.
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Photograph of the hull of the Hughes Flying Boat being transported from Culver City to... The hull of the $20,000,000 airplane, also known as the Flying Boat or Spruce Goose, being transferred from Culver City to Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor. The Flying Boat was moved to Terminal Island's graving dock where construction...
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Photograph of Hughes HK-1 Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, 1947 The Hughes HK-1 Hercules Flying Boat shown tied to its dock at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor in 1947.
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Photograph of Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, and Noah Dietrich at Senate War Investigating Committee hearings,... L-R: Thomas Black, Howard Hughes, Noah Dietrich during the 1947 Senate War Investigating Committee hearings in Washington, D.C.
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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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Aerial photograph of the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los Angeles Harbor, circa 1947 An aerial view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat on Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor.
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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
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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 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 crew and passengers leaving a TWA aircraft, circa 1940-1950s Three unidentified men and one unidentified woman outside of a TWA aircraft in the 1940s or 1950s.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with his crew on the HK-1 Flying Boat in the Los... Howard Hughes on the flight deck of the HK-1, Flying Boat (the largest plane in the world) discussing with his flight engineer and radio operator, Dave Evans, the plans for the next day's taxi testing of the 400,000 pound craft....
 

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