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Bill Harrelson's World Record Flights

After setting his first record flights four years ago, Bill got some rest then pulled together a presentation which he has shared with many aviation groups. The most recent talk was at Oshkosh 2019. The story of setting the speed record for circling the globe to include both poles will continue to fascinate enthusiasts long after the participants are gone. Some of you may be interested in knowing more about Bill and his character. This year a well done interview was published on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=FVtuX_40hOY.

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