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Landing Gear and Wheels

 
 
Landing Gear and Wheels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. Landing Gear and Wheels Marker
Inscription.
Landing Gear and Wheels
Many people fly for the first time after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 results in lower fares and the growth of commuter airlines offering new routes through a hub-and-spoke system.

Delta hub Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
The Cincinatti Enquirer, Michael E. Keating photo

Gift of Robert J. Elliott III, "Trey"

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.526′ N, 77° 0.142′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 3rd Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2003 (here, next to this marker); 1607 (a few steps from this marker); 2004 (a few steps from this marker); 1983 (a few steps from this marker); 1972-1978 (a few steps from this marker); 1966 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker); Arch Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Landing Gear and Wheels Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. Landing Gear and Wheels Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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