Thyng, Harrison Reed, Brig Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
99000-Basic Airman
Last AFSC Group
Special Identifiers
Primary Unit
1963-1966, Canadian NORAD Region, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)
Service Years
1939 - 1966
Brigadier General

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Laconia, New Hampshire
Last Address
Pittsfield, New Hampshire

Date of Passing
Sep 24, 1983
 
Location of Interment
Riverview Cemetery - Barnstead, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

NORAD Command Badge Headquarters Air Force Commander


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2015, American Fighter Aces Association2
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
You can read more about Gen. Harrison Thyng at http:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Thyng &
http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=685.
   
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 1942-1943, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
From Year
1942
To Year
1943
   
Personal Memories
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 P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Curtiss P-40N / Kittyhawk IV
Length 33.46 ft | 10.20 m
Width 37.47 ft | 11.42 m
Height 12.37 ft | 3.77 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison V-1710--81 inline piston engine generating 1,360hp.
Empty Weight 6,005 lbs | 2,724 kg
MTOW 8,858 lbs | 4,018 kg
Max Speed 378 mph | 609 km/h | 329 kts
Max Range 240 miles | 386 km
Ceiling 38,156 ft | 11,630 m | 7.2 miles
Climb Rate 2,142.86 ft/min (653 m/min)
Hardpoints 1
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
1 x 500lb bomb under fuselage
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* Model 75I - Prototype Base Model derived from XP-37A airframe fitted with Allison 1,150hp V-1710-11 inline engine.
* P-40 - United States Army Air Corps production version fitted with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* Hawk 81-A1 - Export model for French use.
* P-40B - Improved model featuring improved armor and armament with seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40C - Additional 2 x 12.7mm machine guns added to wings; improved seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40D - Fitted with V-1710-39 generating 1,150hp; increase performance at high altitude; improved supercharger.
* P-40E - Only 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in wings.
* P-40F - Improved supercharger.
* P-40L - Similar to the P-40F with improved supercharger and 1,300hp Packard V-1650-1 (license-built 1,300hp Rolls-Royce Merlin) powerplant.
* P-40K - Based on the P-40E model with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* P-40M - Fitted with V-1710-71 powerplant.
* P-40N - Fitted with V-1710-81 OR V1710-99 OR V1710-115 powerplants; improved performance capabilities; decreased overall weight.

   
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2009
   
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  264 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Ananian, Stephen Carnig, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Bracewell, Noel, SSgt, (1941-1945)
  • Case, Robert
  • Davenport, John, Lt Col, (1942-1977)
  • Glommen, Martell
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