First Aeroplane Flight

First Aeroplane Flight (HM1IKW)

Location: Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Victoria County
Country: Canada
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N 46° 6.019', W 60° 45.066'

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In the British Empire.

Commemorating The work of the Aerial Experiment Association which resulted in the first aeroplane flight within the British Empire made by J.A.D. McCurdy at Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909. The Aerial Experiment Association was founded at Baddeck by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell. The other members were: F.W. Baldwin, whose first successful flight was made at Hammondsport, N.Y. on March 12, 1908; Glen H. Curtiss, J.A.D. McCurdy, Thomas E. Selfridger. Their contributions to the advancement of aeronautical science are gratefully acknowledged.
Year Placed1934
Placed ByCanadian Flying Clubs Association
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Date Added Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 at 1:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 673820 N 5107652
Decimal Degrees46.10031667, -60.75110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 6.019', W 60° 45.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 6' 1.14" N, 60° 45' 3.96" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 462-482 NS-205, Baddeck Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, CA
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