(1923-2005)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|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 633925 N 4473021|
|Decimal Degrees||40.39703333, -79.42190000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 23.822', W 79° 25.314'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 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 Address||At or near 104-106 W Main St, New Alexandria PA 15670, US|
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