The Aviator is a 2004 film directed by Martin Scorsese about the life of Howard Hughes. It stars Leonard DiCaprio as Hughes and also stars Cate Blanchett (as Katherine Hepburn), Kate Beckinsale (as Eva Gardner), John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Gwen Stefani, Alan Alda, and Ian Holm. It tells the story of Hughes as a Hollywood player, aviation engineer and his mental breakdown where he spent several months in his private screening room alone.
Hughes H-1 Racer Edit
The plane that Hughes flies early in the film and crashes.
Hughes H-4 Hercules Edit
The largest plane ever flow by Hughes. However, it was not a commercial success.
Hughes XF-11 Edit
The experimental plane that Hughes flies and crashes when a mechanical failure forces him out of the sky. He damages three houses in Beverly Hills and is nearly killed.
Avro Canada C102 Jetliner Edit
The plane recommended for the bulk of the TWA fleet.