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Albert O. Hedberg Pilot Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022-09-19
The Albert O. Hedberg Pilot Collection is a small collection consisting of materials from the career of Albert O. Hedberg, a commercial pilot in the United States in the 1930s.

The collection consists of: a pilot’s licence folder with a limited commercial licence dated October, 1, 1930; a pilot’s license folder with graduation certificate for Airtech School of Aviation dated March, 8, 1930; a Stanavo Pilot’s Handbook with annotations, circa 1931; and a Stanavo Pilot’s Information and Memoranda book, undated.


  • 1930-1931


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


.01 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized folder)

Biographical Note: Albert O. Hedberg

Albert O. Hedberg was a commercial pilot in the United States in the 1930s.

Albert O. Hedberg Jr. was born on November 5, 1908 in Casselton, North Dakota to ALbert O. and Lillian C. Hedberg. He attended Intermountain Union College in Helena, Montana; Montana State University in Missoula; and then graduated from Spokane College in Washington. He completed his pilot training at Airtech Aviation School in San Diego, California as well as Army Flight School in Riverside, California. He served with the Montana National Guard and was also the pilot for Montana state senator John W. Schnitzler.

Hedberg died April 24, 1932 in an airplane crash in Phillips County, Montana, along with Schnitzler.

Biographical sketch derived from donor information and records on

Separated Materials

The following items have been separated from teh archival collection and transferred to object storage:
  • Pair of brown leather flight boots
  • Pair of boot pullers
  • Pair of white stockings
  • White flight scarf, very yellowed
  • Beige jodhpurs
  • Webbed belt
Guide to the Albert O. Hedberg Pilot Collection
Completed - Level 2
Nicole Davis
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Language of description
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1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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