Alves, Moses Lopes, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1585A-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1585A, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1957 - 1969
Foreign Language(s)
Portuguese-European
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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1934
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SMSgt R. Hensel (Bob / Ole Buck) to remember Alves, Moses Lopes ( Shadow-76), Maj.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Elizabeth
Last Address
Gia Dinh Province, South Vietnam

Casualty Date
Oct 11, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
17W 065/ SECTION 1 SITE 958-A

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 1959-1964, B-47 Stratojet
From Year
1959
To Year
1964
   
Personal Memories
Plattsburgh AFB New York
   
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 B-47 Stratojet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-47E-IV Stratojet
Length 108.01 ft | 32.92 m
Width 116.14 ft | 35.40 m
Height 0.00 ft | 0.00 m
Engine(s) 6 x General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojets generating 7,200lbs of thrust each. 1 x 36,000lb rocket system for JATO launch.
Empty Weight 79,073 lbs | 35,867 kg
MTOW 229,999 lbs | 104,326 kg
Max Speed 600 mph | 965 km/h | 521 kts
Max Range 3,870 miles | 6,228 km
Ceiling 40,499 ft | 12,344 m | 7.7 miles
Climb Rate 4,350 ft/min (1,325.88 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 20mm cannons in rear-facing remote tail turret assembly.

25,000lbs of internal ordnance
Accommodations 3 or 4
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
   
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