Photos: A ride in the 'Spruce Goose'

Photos: A ride in the 'Spruce Goose'

Summary: Reporter Daniel Terdiman climbs inside Howard Hughes' boondoggle, the Spruce Goose.

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  • Pilot's instruments

    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.

  • Wing

    The wing of the Spruce was so large that there's a door leading to its interior.

  • Large Spruce Goose

    At the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Ore., Howard Hughes' famous Spruce Goose appears to be markedly bigger than everything else around it.

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