San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In commemoration of the early aviation pioneers that flew American designed and manufactured sailplanes in San Diego. These aviators are remembered by those who flew after them and the citizens of San Diego.
John C. Barstow • William Beuby • William Hawley Bowlus • Lowell E. Bullen • Alan R. Essery • Albert E. Hastings • Forrest H. Hieatt • I.N. Lawson • Anne Lindbergh • Charles A. Lindbergh • Earle R. Mitchell • Adolph R. "Bud" Perl • Allison J. Moore • William Van Dusen
Erected 1996 by San Diego Sailplane Enthusiasts, the Environmental Trust, National Soaring Museum Harris Hill, Elmira, NY an affiliate of the Soaring Society of America.
Location. 32° 40.602′ N, 117° 14.602′ W. Marker is in San Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harbor Lights (approx. ¼ mile away); Landing of Cabríllo (approx. ¼ mile away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. ¼ mile away); Cabrillo’s Ships (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Homage to the Spanish Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Point Loma Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Categories. • Air & Space • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 539 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.