Frank N. Piasecki

Frank N. Piasecki (HM1K2O)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19130 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.652', W 75° 10.266'

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(1919-2008)

Aviation pioneer Piasecki developed and flew the 2nd helicopter in the US and the world's 1st tandem rotor helicopter, initiating the 1st practical use of rotorcraft in the 1940s. His original company, started here, now a division of Boeing, is a world leader in helicopter production. In 1956, he founded Piasecki Aircraft Corp., continuing development of innovative advanced rotorcraft. Awarded the National Medal of Technology in 1986.
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HM NumberHM1K2O
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485386 N 4423427
Decimal Degrees39.96086667, -75.17110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.652', W 75° 10.266'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 39.12" N, 75° 10' 15.96" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 717, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1941 Callowhill St, Philadelphia PA 19130, US
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