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User: ED C JONES
Article: Howard Hughes
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The H-1 Racer featured a number of design innovations: it had retractable landing gear (as [[Boeing Monomail]] had five years before) and all rivets and joints set flush into the body of the aircraft to reduce drag. The H-1 Racer is thought to have influenced the design of a number of [[World War II]] fighters such as the [[Mitsubishi Zero]], the [[Focke-Wulf Fw 190]] and the [[F8F Bearcat]];<ref>[http://www.wrightools.com/hughes/h1_history.htm "Aviator Howard Hughes H-1 Racer History."] ''wrightools.com''. Retrieved: January 5, 2008.</ref> although that has never been reliably confirmed. The H-1 Racer was donated to the [[Smithsonian Institution|Smithsonian]] in 1975 and is on display at the [[National Air and Space Museum]].
 
The H-1 Racer featured a number of design innovations: it had retractable landing gear (as [[Boeing Monomail]] had five years before) and all rivets and joints set flush into the body of the aircraft to reduce drag. The H-1 Racer is thought to have influenced the design of a number of [[World War II]] fighters such as the [[Mitsubishi Zero]], the [[Focke-Wulf Fw 190]] and the [[F8F Bearcat]];<ref>[http://www.wrightools.com/hughes/h1_history.htm "Aviator Howard Hughes H-1 Racer History."] ''wrightools.com''. Retrieved: January 5, 2008.</ref> although that has never been reliably confirmed. The H-1 Racer was donated to the [[Smithsonian Institution|Smithsonian]] in 1975 and is on display at the [[National Air and Space Museum]].
   
On July 10, 1938, Hughes set another record by completing a flight around the world in just 91 hours (3 days, 19 hours), beating the previous record by more than four hours; Hughes returned home ahead of photographs of his flight. Taking off from New York City, Hughes continued to [[Paris]], [[Moscow]], [[Omsk]], [[Yakutsk]], [[Fairbanks]], [[Minneapolis]], and continued to New York City. For this flight he flew a [[Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra|Lockheed Super Electra]] (a twin-engine transport with a four-man crew) fitted with the latest radio and navigational equipment. Hughes wanted the flight to be a triumph of American aviation technology, illustrating that safe, long-distance air travel was possible. While he had previously been relatively obscure despite his wealth, being better known for dating Katharine Hepburn, New York City now gave Hughes a [[ticker-tape parade]] in the [[Canyon of Heroes]].<ref name="life19380725">{{cite news | url=http://books.google.com/books?id=n08EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&ots=Q9tkmm_XWR&pg=PA9#v=onepage&f=true | title=A Rich Young Texan with a Poet's Face Gets Hero's Welcome on World Flight | work=Life | date=1938-07-25 | accessdate=October 14, 2012 | pages=9–11, 14}}</ref> In 1938, the [[William P. Hobby Airport]] in [[Houston|Houston, Texas]]&mdash;known at the time as Houston Municipal Airport&mdash;was renamed after Hughes, but the name was changed back after people objected to naming the airport after a living person.
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On July 10, 1938, Hughes set another record by completing a flight around the world in just 91 hours (3 days, 19 hours), beating the previous record by more than four hours; Hughes returned home ahead of photographers covering his flight. Taking off from New York City, Hughes continued to [[Paris]], [[Moscow]], [[Omsk]], [[Yakutsk]], [[Fairbanks]], [[Minneapolis]], and continued to New York City. For this flight he flew a [[Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra|Lockheed Super Electra]] (a twin-engine transport with a four-man crew) fitted with the latest radio and navigational equipment. Hughes wanted the flight to be a triumph of American aviation technology, illustrating that safe, long-distance air travel was possible. While he had previously been relatively obscure despite his wealth, being better known for dating Katharine Hepburn, New York City now gave Hughes a [[ticker-tape parade]] in the [[Canyon of Heroes]].<ref name="life19380725">{{cite news | url=http://books.google.com/books?id=n08EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&ots=Q9tkmm_XWR&pg=PA9#v=onepage&f=true | title=A Rich Young Texan with a Poet's Face Gets Hero's Welcome on World Flight | work=Life | date=1938-07-25 | accessdate=October 14, 2012 | pages=9–11, 14}}</ref> In 1938, the [[William P. Hobby Airport]] in [[Houston|Houston, Texas]]&mdash; known at the time as Houston Municipal Airport &mdash; was renamed after Hughes, but the name was changed back after people objected to naming the airport after a living person.
   
 
He also had a role in the design and financing of both the [[Boeing 307|Boeing 307 Stratoliner]] and [[Lockheed L-049 Constellation]].<ref>Rumerman, Judy. [http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Aerospace/Hughes/Aero44.htm "Hughes Aircraft."] ''centennialofflight.gov'', 2003. Retrieved: August 5, 2008.</ref>
 
He also had a role in the design and financing of both the [[Boeing 307|Boeing 307 Stratoliner]] and [[Lockheed L-049 Constellation]].<ref>Rumerman, Judy. [http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Aerospace/Hughes/Aero44.htm "Hughes Aircraft."] ''centennialofflight.gov'', 2003. Retrieved: August 5, 2008.</ref>
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Reporter: Anonymous (anonymous)
Date: Wednesday, the 18th of January 2017 at 12:42:21 PM
Status: Reported
Wednesday, the 18th of January 2017 at 12:42:37 PM #107766
Anonymous (anonymous)

If you read the line I changed, you'll find my revision is correct. And your clue bot is "CLUELESS" obviously! Mr Hughes obviously did not arrive before the photographs! He arrived before the photographers! There was no one to record his landing as he was expected at a much later time. Hence the photos could not be taken as the photographers weren't there.

Wednesday, the 18th of January 2017 at 12:45:17 PM #107767
Anonymous (anonymous)

I have sent you a response about your clue bot. please read it

Friday, the 20th of January 2017 at 01:36:16 PM #107793
ed c jones (anonymous)

Please see the above response

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