Pitch, Roll and Yaw

Pitch, Roll and Yaw (HM6A0)

Location: Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Dare County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 0.873', W 75° 40.226'

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At the turn of the century, this large hill and the three hills surrounding it were known as the Kill Devil Hills. Wilbur and Orville Wright performed thousands of experimental glider flights here between 1900 and 1903. The culminatino of those tests, a glider performing a simple turn, unlocked the secrets of controlled flight. With this flight, the three axes of control were mastered and the age of aviation was at hand.
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HM NumberHM6A0
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Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 439586 N 3985770
Decimal Degrees36.01455000, -75.67043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 0.873', W 75° 40.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 0' 52.38" N, 75° 40' 13.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1495-1511 Wright Memorial, Kill Devil Hills NC 27948, US
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