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Wings of Change - Longmont, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 40° 09.780 W 105° 09.924
13T E 485915 N 4445861
Quick Description: This stunning piece is located at the entrance of the Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont, Colorado, USA.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2015 10:03:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMNPVH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
"Wings of Change by Douwe Blumberg. 2009. This sculpture resides at the entryway to Vance Brand Municipal Airport (Airport Road) and represents the evolution of flight, beginning with birds, progressing to bi-planes, airplanes and ultimately the modern day rocket ship. The twenty-plus birds and ten airplanes are fabricated from cast aluminum alloy." (from (visit link) )

"Vance DeVoe Brand (born May 9, 1931) is an American former naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He served as Command Module Pilot during the first U.S.-Soviet joint spaceflight in 1975, and as Commander of three Space Shuttle missions.

His flight experience includes 9,669 flying hours, which includes 8,089 hours in jets, 391 hours in helicopters, 746 hours in spacecraft, and checkout in more than 30 types of military aircraft. Vance Brand Airport in Longmont, Colorado, is named in his honor." (from (visit link) )
Name: Wings of Change

Figure Type: Animal

Artist Name: Douwe Blumberg

Date created or placed: 2009

Materials used: Cast aluminum

Location: Vance Brand Municipal Airport

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