This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Left side close-up view of a young Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of his Hughes H-1 (r/n NR258Y) racer [Hughes H-1 Racer (A19750840000)]. Hughes is wearing a flying helmet and goggles, and sits with his arm resting on the rim of the cockpit.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Air pilots
- Airplane racing