Helicopter Weathervane -- Swift Current SK CAN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 50° 20.146 W 107° 41.613
13U E 308321 N 5579433
Quick Description: This large Helicopter Weathervane is a well-known tourist attraction along the Trans-Canada Highway in wind-blown Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 1/31/2022 12:10:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM15NZW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
It's a real helicopter turned into a weathervane on the vast prairies of Southwestern Saskatchewan, something fun to break up the monotony of grain fields and grain elevators between Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat.

It also serves a purpose -- the winds can blow pretty hard here, and it's nice to know how fast and from what direction the winds are blowing when you are in a high-profile vehicle.

From Roadside America: (visit link)

"Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada: Helicopter Weathervane

A real helicopter mounted atop a 48-foot-high pole spins with the wind. See which way the gusts howl in Canada without having to get out of your car.

Giant Helicopter Weathervane

A real Alouette III rescue helicopter is mounted atop a tall pole, 48 feet high, as a working weathervane."
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