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CLARENCE B. COOMBS
-1944
 
 
Clarence B. Coombs
 

 
 
PULITZER TROPHY RACE, 1921

Clarence B. Coombs came in second in the 5 lap, 155.35 mile race on November 5, 1921. He was flying a Curtiss-Cox Cactus Kitten and reached an average speed of 170.3 mph. The race was won by Bert Acosta flying a USN Curtiss R-1 at a speed of 176.7 mph.
On the AEROFILES website,
you can find more details by clicking on the
Pulitzer Trophy Races
You can also find an entry on the
Curtiss-Cox Cactus Kitten
 

 
 
 
 
Clarence B. Coombs died in 1944
From The Early Birds of Aviation
Roster, 1996
 

 
 
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