Howard Hughes Around the World Flight of 1938
— Albert I. Lodwick —Albert I. Lodwick (pictured at the top of the mural) was born in Mystic, Iowa on March 4, 1904. On July 10, 1938, due in large part to Albert Lodwick's organizational skills as his flight operations manager, Howard Hughes set a record by completing a flight around the world in just 91 hours (3 days, 19 hours), beating the previous record by more than 4 hours. Hughes returned home ahead of photographs of his flight.
|Placed By||Grow Centerville/Organizing for Main Street|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 510536 N 4509249|
|Decimal Degrees||40.73411667, -92.87521667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 44.047', W 92° 52.513'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 44' 2.82" N, 92° 52' 30.78" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-398 W State St, Centerville IA 52544, US|
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