Cooper, Gerald Allan, MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
111X0-Defensive Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1955 - 1970
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1938
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Sep 25, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Duc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Peru, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07W 089

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 1969-1970, UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY)
From Year
1969
To Year
1970
   
Personal Memories
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 UH-1 Iroquois ( HUEY) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications (UH-1D)

General characteristics

* Crew: 1-4
* Capacity: 3,880 lb including 14 troops, or 6 stretchers, or equivalent cargo
* Length: 57 ft 1 in with rotors (17.4 m)

* Fuselage width: 8 ft 7 in (2.6 m))

* Rotor diameter: 48 ft 0 in (14.6 m)
* Height: 14 ft 5 in (4.4 m)
* Empty weight: 5,215 lb (2,365 kg)
* Loaded weight: 9,040 lb (4,100 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 9,500 lb (4,310 kg))
* Powerplant: 1 Lycoming T53-L-11 turboshaft, 1,100 shp (820 kW)

Performance

* Maximum speed: 135 mph (220 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 125 mph (205 km/h)
* Range: 315 mi (510 km)
* Service ceiling 19,390 ft (Dependent on environmental factors such as weight, outside temp., etc) (5,910 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,755 ft/min (8.9 m/s)
* Power/mass: 0.15 hp/lb (0.25 kW/kg)

Armament
Variable, but may include a combination of:

* 2x 7.62 mm M60 machine gun, or 2x 7.62 mm GAU-17/A machine gun
* 2x 7-round or 19-round 2.75 in (70 mm) rocket pods

   
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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2009
   
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