Hughes, Howard Robard; Hughes 1B ("H-1"). [photograph]


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:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Air pilots
  • Airplane racing

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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