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Collection Item Summary:

Frederic A. Brossy (right) posing with the Collier Trophy. The man at the left is unidentified but may be Walter E. Lees. Packard Test pilots, Lees and Brossy won the Collier Trophy in 1931 for their world's record duration flight - 84 hours, 33 minutes, and 14 seconds from May 25 through 28, 1931, over Jacksonville, Florida in their Packard diesel equipped Bellanca J-2 (NR782W).

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Airplanes - Motors (Diesel)
  • Bellanca airplanes
  • Endurance flights

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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