Howard Hughes

Here’s why Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose couldn’t be an effective troop transport

Here’s why Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose couldn’t be an effective troop transport

Empty the Spruce Goose weighed almost twice what a fully loaded B-29 weighed at takeoff when at combat overload weight. They were just insane… Read More

4 years ago

INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS THE SECOND PROTOTYPE OF THE FAMED HUGHES XF-11 SHORTLY BEFORE ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT

The first prototype of the aircraft, tail number 44-70155, piloted by Hughes, crashed on Jul. 7, 1946 while on its… Read More

7 years ago