Moton Field Expands Historical

Moton Field Expands Historical (HM1VW0)

Location: Tuskegee, AL 36083 Macon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 27.425', W 85° 40.781'

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This is the site of Hangar No. 2, completed in early 1944 in response to the tremendous increase in the number of cadets training at Moton Field. The building, nearly identical to Hangar No. 1, contained classrooms, a briefing room, a medical office, and space for drying and repacking parachutes. It burned to the ground in 1989. The National Park Service plans to reconstruct Hangar No. 2 as a museum dedicated to the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.

{Photo caption}
Aviation cadets learn triangulation in a Hangar
No. 2. classroom. Triangulation is one of the
basic principles of air navigation, used to
determine location.
HM NumberHM1VW0
Placed ByThe National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 624093 N 3591869
Decimal Degrees32.45708333, -85.67968333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.425', W 85° 40.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 25.5" N, 85° 40' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chief Anderson, Tuskegee AL 36083, US
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