USA Howard Hughes Racing Aeroplane which holds the world’s land speed record of 352 miles per hour
Jan. 19, 1937, the millionaire Howard Hughes set a transcontinental air record by flying his monoplane from Los Angeles to Newark, N.J., in 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds.
- Transcontinental air speed record – January 19, 1937 7 hours 28 minutes 25 seconds West to East Howard Hughes Hughes H-1 Racer – nonstop Burbank, California to overhead Newark Airport, New Jersey
- Bold Flight by Howard Hughes Sets New Speed Record
- Hughes H-1 Racer