Motorless Flight

Motorless Flight (HMWUF)

Location: Akron, OH 44306 Summit County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 2.543', W 81° 27.78'

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To honor the pioneering spirit
and enthusiam of the Citizens
of Akron who supported the
significant advances to
motorless flight from
1929 to 1936
a commemorative flight
today re-enacts the
first towed glider
flight 50 years ago
from Akron to Columbus
carrying U.S. mail in
a Gross 4-place glider.

June 29, 1985

The National Soaring Museum
Harris Hill, Elmira, N.Y.
An affiliate of the
Soaring Society of America
Placed ByThe National Soaring Museum
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 461085 N 4543565
Decimal Degrees41.04238333, -81.46300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 2.543', W 81° 27.78'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 2' 32.58" N, 81° 27' 46.80" W
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Area Code(s)330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25-29 Franklin St, Akron OH 44306, US
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