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Acosta, Bertrand "Bert" Blanchard



  • Existence: 1895-1954

Biographical Note

Bertrand Blanchard Acosta was born on January 1, 1895. Acosta was a record-setting aviator. With Clarence D. Chamberlin he set an endurance record of 51 hours, 11 minutes, and 25 seconds in the air. Acosta died on September 1, 1954.


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Clyde Pangborn Collection

Identifier: 2005-12-27
Abstract Clyde Edward Pangborn (circa 1890s-1958) was born in Bridgeport, Washington and was a military pilot and barnstormer. The collection contains photographs and illustrations, correspondence, advertisements, newspaper clippings, a date book, military service records, and ephemera related to the Pangborn's personal life, military service, and barnstorming career from approximately 1912 to 1981.

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