Hughes 1-B Model Scale:1/31

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The perfect gift for any space aircraft lover, aviation enthusiast, history buff, military personnel, or collector.

Product Description

The Hughes H1 is a racing aircraft built in 1935. Shortly after its first flight, this racer plane broke the world speed record for landplanes. Clocking in at 352.39 mph, the H-1 plane consequently ran out of fuel and crash-landed without sustaining any serious damage to the aircraft or to its pilot, Howard Hughes. The aircraft also had the distinction of being the last airplane built by a private individual to hold a world speed record. With the fastest aircraft title under its belt, the H-1 racer was then positioned as a military aircraft. Hughes tried to sell the idea to the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC), but it was received with a lukewarm welcome. Hughes’ ventured that the Army rejected his proposal as the cantilever monoplane was deemed inappropriate for a pursuit vessel. However, historians speculated that more modern radial engine fighters were based on the design of the H-1 racer.

This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!

Scale: Scale: 1/31
Length: 10.4
Wingspan (in):12

The perfect gift for any aviation enthusiast, history buff, military personnel, or collector.
This line of aircraft replicas features the largest selection of military, commercial, general aviation and spacecraft from the beginning of aviation to the present

Additional Information

SKU MC_NC10294
Product length 10
Product Width No
Product height 16
Size No
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