Worshinski, Robert Matthew, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
60551-Air Cargo Specialist
Last AFSC Group
Transportation and Logistics
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 60551, 15th Aerial Port Squadron
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Sergeant

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Roselle Park
Last Address
Dak To, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Aug 22, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery - Colonia, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47W 036

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 1966-1968, C-97 Stratofreighter
From Year
1966
To Year
1968
   
Personal Memories
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 C-97 Stratofreighter Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
A post-war design, Boeing developed the C-97 as the Model 367 - a military transport based on the success of the design of the B-29 Superfortress.

The Model 777 Stratocruiser was the civilian transport version of the Model 367.

The C-97 was used in the Korea War to shuttle casualties to and fro. Others were used as air command posts for SAC and still some others were used for inflight refueling roles.

888 C-97's were built over the span of a decade.


General characteristics

* Crew: 4:
* Length: 110 ft 4 in (33.7 m)
* Wingspan: 141 ft 3 in (43.1 m)
* Height: 38 ft 3 in (11.7 m)
* Wing area: 1,734 ft (161.1 m)
* Empty weight: 82,500 lb (37,410 kg)
* Loaded weight: 120,000 lb (54,420 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 175,000 lb (79,370 kg)
* Powerplant: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major radial engines, 3,500 hp (2,610 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 375 mph (603 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 244 mph (212 knots, 393 km/h)
* Ferry range: 5,000 nm (5,760 mi, 9,270 km)
* Service ceiling 35,000 ft (10,670 m)
* Wing loading: 69.2 lb/ft (337.8 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.117 hp/lb (192 W/kg)

   
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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2009
   
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