Chalmers "Slick" Goodlin Historical

Chalmers "Slick" Goodlin Historical (HM1TUE)

Location: New Alexandria, PA 15670 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 23.822', W 79° 25.314'

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A natural aviator, Goodlin learned to fly at the New Alexandria Airport. In W.W.II Goodlin joined the Royal Canadian Air Force where he earned his wings, then flew for the U.S. Navy. In 1944, he became a test pilot for Bell Aircraft and made 26 flights in the Bell XS-1 rocket plane breaking the sound barrier in 1947 before turning the plane over to the Army's Chuck Yeager. Later, Goodlin was CEO of the Burnelli Co. championing a safer design for aircraft. In 2005 he was induced into the Florida Aviation Hall of Fame.
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Date Added Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 633925 N 4473021
Decimal Degrees40.39703333, -79.42190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.822', W 79° 25.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 49.32" N, 79° 25' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)724, 412
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104-106 W Main St, New Alexandria PA 15670, US
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