1961-Independent Press-Telegram

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1961-Independent Press-Telegram - LB. Woman Wins in Powder Puff A 36-year-ofd...
LB. Woman Wins in Powder Puff A 36-year-ofd Long Beach woman Saturday won the cross-country Powder Puff Derby for the sixth time. Mrs. Frances Bcra, of 4284 Pepperwood Ave., was coin- ictinK in her 12th derby. She lad won it five times as a pilot -- in 1953, 1955, 1956, and 1958. In 1951 she co- )iloted the winning plane -Icr sponsor is Belmont Aviation Corporation, Long Beach Kuchel Attacks The expert Long Beach ight instructor, flying a eechcraft Bonanza, flew the ,709 mile race at an average peed of 182 miles per hour, his average included time or starting the engine and axiing the craft. She. fin- shed the race 45 minutes ahead of the deadline. + # + · THE RACE started from

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  1. Independent Press-Telegram,
  2. 16 Jul 1961, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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