RENOWNED AVIATOR DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1976

Howard-Hughes yng

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Howard Robard Hughes, Jr.
(December 24, 1905– April 5, 1976)

Howard Hughes was one of the wealthiest people in the world as well
as one of the most influential and well respected aviators in history,
setting multiple world air-speed records. He received a special
Congressional Gold Medal in 1939 for recognition of his  many
achievements in advancing the science of aviation. 

howard hughes goose

H-4_Hercules_2

The H-4 “Hercules” flying boat (better known historically as the "Spruce Goose")

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