Season 1, Episode 9 Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose

First Aired: October 4, 2005

Recalling Howard Hughes' 1947 flight in his H-4 Hercules flying boat, nicknamed the “Spruce Goose.” It was the sole flight of the plane, which was originally commissioned for use in World War II, but wasn't completed until after the war. Host: Hunter Ellis.

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  • Premiered: August 7, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Recalling momentous events when 'a daring individual, a crucial situation and an innovative technology' converged to make history. (more)

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