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Dan in Spruce Goose
During Road trip 2006, CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman grabs the yoke of the Spruce Goose--Howard Hughes' famous World War II-era wood behemoth of an airplane--at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Ore.
Front of the plane
Viewed from its left side, the front of the Spruce Goose dominates everything around it at the Evergreen Aviation Museum.
The pilot of the Spruce Goose had dozens upon dozens of instruments to control while flying. The co-pilot, on the other hand, had very few, as he was not certified to fly the plane.