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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  • Cockpit

    The cockpit of the Spruce Goose had seating for about 20 people, the plane's crew of 10 and a backup crew.

  • Troop transporter

    The Spruce Goose was designed as a World War II troop transporter and could hold 750 soldiers. However, it was not finished until two years after the war ended.

  • Left wing

    Viewed from inside the cockpit, the Spruce Goose's left wing seems to go on forever.

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