"Gooney Bird" Propeller

"Gooney Bird" Propeller (HM1BJ7)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 48.721', W 87° 37.442'

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This Hamilton-Standard 23E50-505 hydromatic propeller is from Douglas Aircraft C-47 transport plane known as the Gooney Bird.

The C-47s operated in both the European and Pacific theaters of W.W. II as troop and cargo transports, and initiated the Berlin Airlift.

More than 10,000 of these aircraft were produced by the Douglas Aircraft Company for military service.
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HM NumberHM1BJ7
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 442925 N 3852374
Decimal Degrees34.81201667, -87.62403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.721', W 87° 37.442'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 43.26" N, 87° 37' 26.52" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 91-133 Veterans Park Dr, Florence AL 35630, US
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