Harold F. Pitcairn

Harold F. Pitcairn (HM1LGU)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19116 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 7.92', W 75° 3.501'

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The noted aeronautical pioneer established his first flying field on this site in 1924. The 1930 Collier Trophy, an award for accomplishments in aviation, was presented to Pitcairn and his associates for developing the American autogiro, first introduced here.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 495028 N 4442409
Decimal Degrees40.13200000, -75.05835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 7.92', W 75° 3.501'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 7' 55.2" N, 75° 3' 30.06" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Tomlinson Rd, Philadelphia PA 19116, US
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