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    Howard Hughes Aircraft

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/1/2015

    Madness and self-destructive behavior aside, Howard Hughes was an American aviation pioneer and aviator at heart.





    There are a total of (4) Howard Hughes Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1935
    Hughes H-1 (Hughes 1B)
    The H-1 (also known as the "Hughes 1B") model was the first product of the Hughes Aircraft firm and ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes H-1 (Hughes 1B)

    1945
    Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)
    This famous Howard Hughes flying boat aircraft - formally designated by Hughes Aircraft as the H-4 "... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)

    1943
    Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
    The Hughes Model D-2 was born around 1937 to compete for the US Army Air Corp's (USAAC) contract for... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)

    1946
    Hughes XR-11 / XF-11
    Though only achieving prototype form, the XF-11 was one of the darling designs of famed American avi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes XR-11 / XF-11