DiDia, Frank, MSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43170C-Helicopter Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1976-1978, 4502nd Support Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
24150-Safety Specialist
1A7X1-Aerial Gunner
1A1X1-Flight Engineer
3E6X1-Operations Management
Service Years
1957 - 1978
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Strategic Command (Pre 2002) Transport Command Combat Crew Air Force Retired

Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 Missileman (Senior)


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Catholic War Veterans of the USAAmerican LegionVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Chapter 15
  2008, Catholic War Veterans of the USA [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 15 (Milford, Connecticut) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired aeronautical engineer from Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, Ct.
   
Other Comments:
Actively involved in the New Haven Ct. Veteran's Hospital Center where I receive counseling, art therapy, and attend a spirituality group. 
   

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 1961-1961, HH-43 Huskie (Pedro)
From Year
1961
To Year
1961
   
Personal Memories
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 HH-43 Huskie (Pedro) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications (HH-43F)

General characteristics

* Crew: 2 pilots, 2 rescue crew
* Length: 25 ft (7.62 m)
* Rotor diameter: 47 ft (14.3 m)
* Height: 17 ft 2 in (5.23 m)
* Max takeoff weight: 9,150 lb (4,150 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 Lycoming T53 turboshaft, hp (kW)

Performance

* Maximum speed: knots (120 mph, 193 km/h)
* Range: nm (185 mi, 298 km)
* Service ceiling 25,000 ft (7,620 m)

   
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
   
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  18 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Armstrong, Alfred, A2C, (1961-1965)
  • Diveney, Daniel, CMSgt, (1954-1974)
  • Gibbons, John, A1C, (1957-1961)
  • Greener, William, Lt Col, (1950-1972)
  • Jetton, Glenn, A1C, (1961-1965)
  • Juracich, John, A2C, (1959-1963)
  • Koniar, Robert, A2C, (1961-1965)
  • Lenoch, William, A1C, (1961-1964)
  • MacDonald, Robin
  • REICHENBACH, JERRY, MSgt, (1961-1987)
  • STONE, ROBERT, A1C, (1954-1963)
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