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The Hughes H-1 racer, designed by Howard Hughes and Richard Palmer and built by Glenn Odekirk, was developed to be the fastest land plane in the world. On September 13, 1935, Hughes achieved this design goal by flying the H-1 to a new world speed record of 567 kilometers (352 miles) per hour at Santa Ana, California.

The Hughe racer, de igned by Howard Hughe and Richard Palmer and built by Glenn Odekirk, wa developed to be the fa te t land plane in the world

Westland Lysander

Westland Lysander (British army co-operation and liaison aircraft) operated between

Supermarine S6B seaplane

gruene-teufel: “ british-eevee: “ Supermarine seaplane in flight (Date and location unknown) ” Reminds me of a lawn dart ” One of the many legacies of the unfortunately defunct Schneider Trophy.

On display at the Reno Air Races the rule was “look but don’t touch.” And best wear sunglasses lest the highly polished aluminum skin sear your retinas.

September Howard Hughes set a three-kilometer speed record of 352 mph in the revolutionary one-off known as the or—his preference—simply the Racer.

Yea...that's pretty much what an A-10 is... brrrrrt

that's pretty much what an is. says that the gun would actually slow the plane when sustained fired. Why have the Soviets-putinists-commie-chinese not copied this yet?

Picture of the Bede BD-5J aircraft (One of the earliest private jets ... This is a "Kit" plane). The BD-5J holds the record for the world's lightest single-engine jet aircraft, weighing only 358.8 lb

Picture of the Bede aircraft (One of the earliest private jets . This is a "Kit" plane). The holds the record for the world's lightest single-engine jet aircraft, weighing only lb.

The Huges Racer (Howard Hughes) - perhaps the most beautiful plane ever built.

Hughes racer (Howard Hughes) - perhaps the most beautiful plane ever built.

Reno - 1991 - Unlimited Class - North American Aviation P-51D Mustang (#18) "TSUNAMI" Steve Hinton Jr Finished 3rd (Gold) Speed 478.140 mph

Reno - 1991 - Unlimited Class - North American Aviation P-51D Mustang (#18) "TSUNAMI" Steve Hinton Jr Finished 3rd (Gold) Speed 478.140 mph

Hughes Racer

The heroic final flight of Cottage Grove's Jim Wright in his Hughes Racer

May 1, 1947: First US radar for commercial and private planes, developed at the Hughes Aircraft Corp., was demonstrated on a TWA airplane

September Millionaire film producer and amateur air racer Howard Hughes shattered the world land plane speed record in his home built Hughes Racer airplane.

1932 Waco UBF-2,

1932 Waco UBF-2,

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Gee Bee Model V - HansvonHammer's image

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