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Photograph of the XF-11 prior to its first test flight in Culver City, California July... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW-DESIGN PHOTO PLANE COMPLETED CULVER CITY, Calif., July 7 -- test-flown today for the first time, the new XF-11 was revealed as one of the world's fastest long-range photographic planes....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the XF-11 preparing for his first... Transcribed from press release attached to back of photo: "NEW PHOTO PLANE TEST-FLOWN CULVER CITY, California, July 7 -- Howard Hughes, who designed and built the new FX-11 reconnaissance plane in conjunction with Air Materiel Command engineers, sits in...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in the cockpit of the XF-11 preparing for his first test... Howard Hughes sits in the cockpit of the XF-11, a reconnaissance plane that Hughes built and designed in conjunction with Air Materiel Command engineers. Hughes is preparing for his first test flight in Culver City, California July 7, 1947.
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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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Photograph of Howard Hughes at the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1947 Howard Hughes at his desk at Hughes Aircraft Company, 1947. A painting of the XF-11 is seen on the wall behind Hughes.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, June 23, 1947 Aerial view of the Hughes Flying Boat at Pier E in Long Beach, California in 1947.
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Photograph of a corridor, circa 1930s-1950s A black and white image of an unidentified man walking down the corridor of a plane.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat floating in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat at Terminal Island in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an unidentified man standing next to a plane part that was under assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an unidentified man posing with an airplane part.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image showing an unidentified airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of an airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with a Douglas DC-3, 1947 Howard Hughes and an unidentified man stand next to a Douglas DC-3 aircraft.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes in a film editing lab, circa late 1940s to early 1950s Howard Hughes sits in a chair in front of a film editing desk. Behind the desk are shelves holding various reels of film. A film editing machine is seen on the desk.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image showing an unidentified airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of a corridor, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image of an unidentified man walking down the corridor of a plane.
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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 an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s A black and white image showing an unidentified airplane part during assembly.
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Photograph of second XF-11 plane lifting off, April 4, 1947 Photograph of a second XF-11 lifting off, April 4, 1947.
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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 a workspace, circa 1930s-1950s Black and white image of what appears to be someone's office or workspace.
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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, circa mid to late 1940s Howard Hughes standing for a photograph.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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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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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of two unidentified men working on airplane assembly.
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Photograph of an unidentified man and an airplane part, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and others studying Flying Boat plans, circa mid 1940s Howard Hughes (center) studying diagrams for the Flying Boat with two unidentified men.
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Photograph of the second XF-11 plane during a test flight, April 3, 1947 The second prototype of the XF-11 seen during a test flight in 1947.
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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 airplane controls, circa 1930s-1950s The navigation and power controls inside an unidentified plane, possibly the Lockheed L-14 Super Electra aircraft.
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Photograph of an airplane part during assembly, circa 1920s-1950s The black and white view of a plane part during assembly.
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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 Howard Hughes with the second XF-11, April 3, 1947 Howard Hughes signing the flight plan in front of the second XF-11.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes giving a news conference, New York, April, 1947 Howard Hughes speaks into two microphones as he gives a news conference beside the Douglas DC-3, after landing in New York. This was his first flight after the nearly fatal crash of the first XF-11. A number of officials...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with unidentified man beside the second XF-11, April 4, 1947 Howard Hughes (right) with unidentified man before the flight of the second XF-11 prototype, April 4, 1947.
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Photograph of a blimp advertising Hughes' "The Outlaw," circa 1946 A side view of a blimp advertising the Howard Hughes produced film "The Outlaw."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947 Portrait of Howard Hughes, October 3, 1947.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes testifying before the Senate War Investigating Committee, Washington D.C., August 6,... Howard Hughes speaks into a microphone as he testifies before the Senate War Investigating Committee, August 6, 1947, in Washington, D.C.
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Portrait painting of Howard Hughes, circa 1940s The official portrait painting of Howard Hughes. In 1998, Russ Stevenson presented the painting, along with many of his other Hughes Airwest files and memoirs, to the Special Collections Library of the University of Texas at Dallas.
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Photograph of the Hughes Flying Boat and spectators in the Los Angeles Harbor, November 2,... The Hughes Flying Boat in Los Angeles Harbor, November 2, 1947. A small boat, crowded with people, is seen in the harbor nearby. Los Angeles Harbor (Calif.)
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Photograph of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules, circa 1946 A view of the construction of Howard Hughes' Hercules.
 

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