Saturday, May 18, 2013

May 17, 1913: First Flight from Key West to Havana, Cuba

Domingo Rosillo del Toro
 preparing his plane before his record setting flight from Key West to Havana. 
(Albert Pauls Rosillo, Handout)

Rosilllo flew two hours and eight minutes before landing his monoplane on a patch of grass near Havana. He was greeted by 50,000 Cubans and hailed as a hero.

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