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Howard Hughes in Airplane Cockpit | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Howard Hughes in Airplane Cockpit

Howard Hughes in Airplane Cockpit | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Howard Hughes - aviation-obsessed motion picture producer, millionaire playboy, and aircraft business leader - seated in the cockpit of his airplane after a test flight.  In this plane, a Boeing pursuit plane of the Army type, powered with a Wasp-Whitney 580-horsepower engine which he had remodeled to meet his specification, Hughes had already averaged over 225 miles per hour.

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DESCRIPTION
Howard Hughes - aviation-obsessed motion picture producer, millionaire playboy, and aircraft business leader - seated in the cockpit of his airplane after a test flight. In this plane, a Boeing pursuit plane of the Army type, powered with a Wasp-Whitney 580-horsepower engine which he had remodeled to meet his specification, Hughes had already averaged over 225 miles per hour.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:28302
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Bulloch, Charles E.
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Collection Name:WCFTR Name File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:NF Hughes, Howard
Original Dimensions:4x5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The scan is cropped from a 7x10" original. This image is not available for online sale. Contact the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research for further information.
SUBJECTS
Men
Airplanes
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Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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