Talk:Hillside letters

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"Long-standing myth" claim[edit]

Contrary to the assertion that hillside letters were not intended as signals to aircraft, the "< PHOENIX" hillside letters in Arizona (33.492°N 111.63°W) are quite clearly intended to signal aircraft, and are completely unaffiliated with a local communitiy, a school or any of the other theories put forth.

Further, there is a well-documented series of aerial signals that were built in the 1920s specifically for use by pilots flying for the US Postal Service:

http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/11/15/the-forgotten-giant-arrows-that-guide-you-across-america/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.167.207.106 (talk) 14:35, 20 April 2014 (UTC)