The Hughes H-1 (Racer) If you have the chance, go to the NASM and stand behind this plane, just to the right of the tail; kneel down and observe the blending of the wing-root with the fuselage... That element is a work of art all by itself. I'll try to take a good shot next time I'm there.
Hughes Air West DC-9 - Hughes Airwest was a United States airline that was backed by Howard Hughes. Hughes Airwest flew routes around the western United States and to certain points in Mexico and Canada. The airline was purchased by Republic Airlines on October 1, 1980.