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AMERICA REVEALED

Gas Beacons

  • Aired: 04/18/2012
  • Rating: NR
Yul travels to Montana to see a relic of early flight. Gas beacons were used to help airplanes navigate whilst travelling at night. Planes would follow the path of light provided by the beacons. Yul meets up with Mike Rogan who works for the Montana Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division. It is Mike's job to maintain the gas beacons.
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