Features 1935 original Hughes H-1 RACER, Transcontinental non-stop speed record 1937-01-19, 2,490 miles at avg. speed 332 mph over 7 hr.,28min.,25 sec., currently located at National Air & Space Museum and also featured in the recent movie "The Aviator."
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It appears that the actual airport scenes were shot at Grand Central Air Terminal in Glendale, Ca. Howard Hughes had a hangar there which is logical as actual footage shows him in the HR-1.
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