Lodwick School of Aeronautics

Lodwick School of Aeronautics (HM1RVB)

Location: Lakeland, FL 33805 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 4.407', W 81° 56.965'

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On September 14, 1940, the Lodwick School of Aeronautics began flight instruction in Lakeland by contract with the United States Army Air Corps. Owned and operated by Albert Irvin Lodwick, the school had an initial enrollment of 40 cadets, a peak enrollment of 300, and almost 500 civilian employees. An outgrowth of one of the nine original schools in the AAC pilot training program, the Lodwick School of Aeronautics was the first primary school to open in the Eastern Flying Training Command and one of the last to close. When the school closed August 7, 1945, it had graduated over 6,000 American and 1,200 British pilots.
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HM NumberHM1RVB
Year Placed1994
Placed ByLakeland Historic Preservation Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 25th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 406711 N 3105702
Decimal Degrees28.07345000, -81.94941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 4.407', W 81° 56.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 4' 24.42" N, 81° 56' 57.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)863
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2138-2298 N Lake Ave, Lakeland FL 33805, US
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