From the Archives: The Cold War

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A 1912 airplane and a 1912 automobile provided sharp contrast to the sleek 600-mile-per hour aircraft on display at the Fair. The 1912 models engaged in a race, which was easily won by the 60-miles-per-hour plane. It was flown by Billy Parker, head of the Phillips Petroleum aviation department. He built it in 1912. THE WORLD-HERALD

A 1912 airplane and a 1912 automobile provided sharp contrast to the sleek 600-mile-per hour aircraft on display at the Fair. The 1912 models engaged in a race, which was easily won by the 60-miles-per-hour plane. It was flown by Billy Parker, head of the Phillips Petroleum aviation department. He built it in 1912. THE WORLD-HERALD

World’s Fair of Aviation
July 18, 19, 20, & 21, 1946
A 1912 airplane and a 1912 automobile provided sharp contrast to the sleek 600-mile-per hour aircraft on display at the Fair. The 1912 models engaged in a race, which was easily won by the 60-miles-per-hour plane. It was flown by Billy Parker, head of the Phillips Petroleum aviation department. He built it in 1912.

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