First Military Flying School

First Military Flying School (HM15T7)

Location: Coronado, CA 92118 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 41.298', W 117° 11.567'

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(U.S. Naval Air Station, North Island)

The flat lands beyond have been a part of aviation history since Glenn Curtis founded the first military flying school in America here on January 17, 1911. The Army operated Rockwell Field until January 31, 1939; the Navy commissioned the present air station on November 8, 1917.
HM NumberHM15T7
Marker Number818
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Coronado
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 481927 N 3616749
Decimal Degrees32.68830000, -117.19278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.298', W 117° 11.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 17.88" N, 117° 11' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-502 S O St, Coronado CA 92118, US
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