Shadehill, South Dakota: Airplane Wind Vane

A real plane on a pole turns with the wind direction, and its propellers spin with the wind speed.

Address:
Hwy 73, Shadehill, SD
Directions:
About a mile north of town, on the east side of Hwy 73, just north of the lake.
Hours:
Daylight Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Airplane Wind Vane.

Airplane Wind Vane

What appears to be a low-flying aircraft about to crash is in fact a wind vane. As I watched the plane move with the wind direction, I noted that its propellers turned with the wind speed.

[Ronnie, 01/07/2017]

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