Edwards AFB in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bell XP-59A Jet Aircraft
To all those who contributed to these first flights and is presented in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of that event through the cooperation of:
Erected 1967 by United States Air Force, Jet Pioneers' Accoc. Of U.S.A, General Electric Co., and Textron's Bell Aerosystems Co.
Location. 34° 55.462′ N, 117° 53.942′ W. Marker is in Edwards AFB, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Rosamond Boulevard. Touch for map. Near Edwards AFB Library on Rosamond Blvd near Yeager Blvd. Edwards Air Force Base is not open to the public. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 West Yeager Boulevard, Edwards CA 93524, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, Sound Barrier Cracked (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Medal of Honor (approx. ¼ mile away); F-86F (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leaps in Technology (approx. 0.3 miles away); F-16B (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackie Cochran (approx. half a mile away); F-111A - "Aardvark" (approx. 1.4 miles away); YA-7D - "Corsair II" (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards AFB.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on March 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.