Tag: Planes

01 Nov 1947, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA --- Howard Hughes makes preparations for the historic flight of the Spruce Goose. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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01 Nov 1947, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA Howard Hughes makes preparations for the historic flight of the Spruce Goose. Designed to be used during World War…

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Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the “Spruce Goose”) at Long Beach, California 1947. This plane, the largest flying boat ever built and with the largest wingspan of…