Side Trails » Aviation, Billy Robinson
Billy Robinson designed and developed one of the first air-cooled radial engines, which he successfully flew from Des Moines to Kentland , Indiana in 1914, setting an American record for a nonstop flight.
Source: Iowa Heritage Digital Collections Project, Stewart Library Contributor
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