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Did Howard Hughes Fake His Own Death?

Howard Hughes, the famous pilot, industrialist, and billionaire who once broke aviation speed records with planes like his now famous "Spruce Goose," reportedly didn't die as he claimed he had in 1976. The billionaire aircraft Tycoon is certainly no stranger to controversy, but the latest claim by Mark Musick in his latest book no doubt will raise many questions as he says the late billionaire who died in 2009 at the age of 93 years old, or if he had been born when Howard Hughes had been, 104 years of age.
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Evergreen Aviation Museum

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura (4 years ago)

Evergreen Aviation Museum Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose The Spruce Goose, or H-4 Hercules, and also called the flying lumberyard, only took flight once. It lifted some 70 ft off the water and flew for around a mile. That was t... Read Post

Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose, 1947

Odd : The Presurfer (2 years ago)

image credit The Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the 'Spruce Goose') is a prototype heavy transport aircraft designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft company. The aircraft made its only flight on November 2, 1947 and the project... Read Post

Reverse: The Spruce Goose Takes To The Skies Did you see The...

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (2 years ago)

Reverse: The Spruce Goose Takes To The Skies Did you see The Aviator? Then you know the story of the Spruce Goose, the flying boat built by billionaire Howard Hughes. It remains the largest aircraft ever built, and it made its first... Read Post


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