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CN-Tower, Canadian National Tower, landmark, C-GNLU, Cessna 172N Skyhawk 100
Code Number:
TAGV02P11_10.4248
Title:
CN-Tower, Canadian National Tower, landmark, C-GNLU, Cessna 172N Skyhawk 100
Height: 553.33 meters (1,815 feet, 5 inches), world's tallest tower.
Construction began: February 6, 1973.
Construction completed: June 1976.
Original cost: $63 million.
Earthquake standard: built to withstand an earthquake of 8.5 on the Richter scale.
Wind standard: up to 418 km/h (260 mph).
Lightning strikes: This tower averages 75 lightning strikes per year. Long copper strips run down the CN-Tower and are connected to grounding rods that are buried into the ground to prevent damage.
Keywords:
Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172 Skyhawk, Piston Prop, Reciprocating, Fixed wing single engine, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Toronto City Center Airport, Canada, IATA: YTZ, ICAO: CYTZ, General Aviation, Civilian, Airplane, Aircraft, Plane, Civil, Private, Transportation, Fixed Wing, Aeroplane, Genav, History, Avion
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

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