Shorack, Theodore James, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 14th Air Commando Wing
Service Years
1951 - 1966
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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Salem, Oregon
Last Address
Nha Trang Air Base, Vietnam





Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Willamette National Cemetery - Portland, Oregon
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 028

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 1966-1966, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
From Year
1966
To Year
1966
   
Personal Memories
A-1E 52-133869
   
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 A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Douglas AD-1 Skyraider
Length 39.37 ft | 12.00 m
Width 50.00 ft | 15.24 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 1 x Wright R-3350-24W air-cooled radial engine generating 2,500hp.
Empty Weight 10,470 lbs | 4,749 kg
MTOW 18,029 lbs | 8,178 kg
Max Speed 321 mph | 517 km/h | 279 kts
Max Range 1,553 miles | 2,500 km
Ceiling 26,001 ft | 7,925 m | 4.9 miles
Climb Rate 2,300 ft/min (701.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 14
Armament 4 x 20mm Cannons
12 x Rockets

7,000 pounds of external ordnance including bombs and gun pods.
Accommodations 1



* AD-5 - Anti-Submarine Model of which 212 produced; two crew-seating in side-by-side configuration; widened fuselage.
* AD-6 - Improved AD-4B versions; improved low-level bombing capability; 713 produced.
* AD-7 - AD-6 version fitted with R-3350-26WB and reinforced substructure of which 73 were produced in total in this way.
* A-1E - AD-5 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
* A-1H - AD-6 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
* A-1J - AD-7 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.


   
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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2009
   
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  111 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Ayres, John, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Barnes, Dan, A1C, (1966-1969)
  • Beining, Peter, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Bolstad, Victor, SMSgt, (1965-1991)
  • Cahill, Richard, TSgt, (1962-1980)
  • Carr, Jeffrey, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Clark, Edwin, Maj, (1956-1976)
  • Clinton, Robert F., MSgt, (1964-1994)
  • Cottingham, Craig, SMSgt, (1978-1991)
  • Coulombe, John, A1C, (1965-1968)
  • Cowen, James, MSgt, (1960-1980)
  • Crisco, Danny, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Crush, James, Capt, (1964-1969)
  • Daily, Sammy, Lt Col, (1953-1976)
  • Davis, Bruce, SSgt, (1963-1971)
  • Deatrick, Eugene Peyton, Col, (1943-1974)
  • Downing, Gerald, SSgt, (1961-1981)
  • Driskell, Windell, MSgt, (1964-1986)
  • Duehring, Bill, A1C, (1963-1967)
  • Farmer, John, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Fox, Don, CMSgt, (1963-1993)
  • Gish, James, A1C, (1963-1967)
  • Hall, Michael, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Harden, Michael, Sgt, (1965-1968)
  • Harrison, John, A2C
  • Hopkins, Dick, SSgt, (1961-1969)
  • [Name Withheld], (1958-1976)
  • Johnson, Ron, Capt, (1965-1991)
  • Jones, Donald, MSgt, (1958-1979)
  • Kiersznowski, David, MSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Kilts, Mike, SMSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Kounine, Martin, SSgt, (1963-1967)
  • Leonard, Jerry, MSgt, (1960-1984)
  • Mccowan, Michael, TSgt, (1956-1976)
  • McGillvrey, Russell, SMSgt, (1964-1991)
  • Michael, Robin, A1C, (1962-1967)
  • Moore, Richard, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Nichols, Hubert Campbell, Col, (1950-1966)
  • O'Neill, Thomas, SMSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Pearson, Michael, MSgt, (1966-1985)
  • Penna, Joseph, A1C, (1966-1970)
  • Ramirez, Jose, TSgt, (1952-1972)
  • Reinhardt, Gerald (Jerry), SSgt, (1978-1982)
  • Roberts, David, TSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Salinas, Edward, TSgt, (1964-1994)
  • Sandoval, Joe, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Standish, Larry, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • STEANS, RICHARD, A1C, (1963-1967)
  • Stewart, George, MSgt, (1962-1983)
  • Tervo, Don, Sgt, (1964-1968)
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