The original H-1 racer was designed and built by Howard Hughes back in 1935 and was far ahead of its time during that era. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hughes_H-1_Racer
Jim Wright’s “Wright Machine Tool Company” reproduction had been built up over several years and was a work of art. Sadly Mr. Wright and the plane were lost in 2003 during a return trip back home from Oshkosh.
This video is of his record setting speed runs that happed during the Reno National Championship Air Races held in 2002.
Info and more pictures can be found on the aafo.com website
aafo.com/racing/history/hughes_racer/update-2/
aafo.com/racing/history/hughes_racer/update-2/thestory.htm

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