FIRST AND ONLY FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1947

hughes and the spruce goose
H-4_Hercules_2

The Hughes H-4 Hercules, known as the “Spruce Goose” by its critics, made its first
and only flight on Sunday November 2, 1947. It was the largest seaplane ever built
with the largest wingspan of any aircraft in history. The Hughes Hercules in on at
the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon.    

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