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Howard Hughes and His Flying Boat

Charles Barton

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ISBN 10: 0816864578 / ISBN 13: 9780816864577
Published by Aero Publishers, U.S.A., 1982
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A beautifully clean, crisp, hardcover copy in fine condition; signed by the author on the half-title and crew chief C. Jucker on the paste down. No DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 027112

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Title: Howard Hughes and His Flying Boat

Publisher: Aero Publishers, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Charles Barton

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Howard Hughes And His Flying Boat, as originally published by Aero Publishers under ISBN 8168-0-6456-X, won the Aviation/Space Writers Association award as the best nonfiction aviation book of the year and went through six printings.

In 1993, the Hughes Flying Boat (better known as the "Spruce Goose") was moved from its display site alongside the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California to a new nest at Evergreen Aviation headquarters in McMinneville, Oregon. As a result, the Long Beach Museum book outlet closed and the then publisher of Howard Hughes And His Flying Boat, TAB/McGraw Hill, decided not to go for a seventh printing even though the book had sold out worldwide.

Now, in 1998, Evergreen Aviation is building the world-class AirVenture Museum featuring the Hughes Flying Boat and a host of war birds. Jack Real, a former close associate of Howard Hughes, now president of the Evergreen AirVenture Museum, has written a new forward for the book, and the author has written an additional final chapter concerning Evergreen Aviation's role. This new and revised 1998 edition of HOWARD HUGHES AND HIS FLYING BOAT is now available.

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