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Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose.)

Spruce Goose was the nickname given by the press, other nicknames were "wooden wonder", "the flying coffin" and "the flying lumber yard". First, and only flight with a length of 1 mile (1.6 km), was made on November 2, 1947, with Howard Hughes at the controls. Thereafter the aircraft was hidden from view for over 25 years.

Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose.)
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006