The story in pictures of the massive Hughes H-4 Hercules, 1945-1947

This post was originally published on this site

The largest wooden airplane ever constructed, and flown only one time, the H-4 Hercules (nicknamed Spruce Goose) represents one of humanity’s greatest attempts to conquer the skies. It was born out of a need to move troops and material across the Atlantic Ocean, where in 1942, German submarines were sinking hundreds of Allied ships. Henry […]

The post The story in pictures of the massive Hughes H-4 Hercules, 1945-1947 appeared first on Rare Historical Photos.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*