(executive producer - uncredited)
An amateur aeronautical engineer, he designed and built the Hercules, commonly known as the Spruce Goose, the largest passenger airplane ever built at the time, and built almost entirely of wood.
12 Biographical Movies |
29 Print Biographies |
10 Portrayals |
13 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Howard R. Hughes
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
We don't have a monopoly. Anyone who wants to dig a well without a Hughes bit can always use a pick and shovel.
Houston, Texas, has two major commercial airports: William P. Hobby Airport, and Houston Intercontinental Airport. For a brief period, Hobby Airport was renamed Howard Hughes airport. Houstonians objected to it being named after a living person, so this change was short lived, and the name eventually reverted back to being Hobby Airport. In 1997, Intercontinental Airport was renamed Bush ...