… that today is the anniversary of the Spruce Goose Flight? The world’s largest wooden plane, the 200-ton Spruce Goose, was flown by billionaire Howard Hughes over Long Beach harbor on November 2, 1947. At that time, it was the world’s largest airplane ever flown. It only flew that one time.
- the Spruce Goose (gusgus64.wordpress.com)
- The Spruce Goose is moved, then moved again (framework.latimes.com)
- Obituaries Today: Elinor Jordan, 95, former WWII ‘Doughnut Dolly,’ worked for Howard Hughes (mlive.com)