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 Commander Headquarters Air Force


 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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 1956-1957, F-89 Scorpion
From Year
1956
To Year
1957
   
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 F-89 Scorpion Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model Northrop F-89D Scorpion
Length 53.84 ft | 16.41 m
Width 59.65 ft | 18.18 m
Height 17.59 ft | 5.36 m
Engine(s) 2 x Allison J-35-A-35 turbojet engines with afterburn generating 7,200lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 25,194 lbs | 11,428 kg
MTOW 42,241 lbs | 19,160 kg
Max Speed 636 mph | 1,024 km/h | 553 kts
Max Range 2,600 miles | 4,184 km
Ceiling 49,196 ft | 14,995 m | 9.3 miles
Climb Rate 5,250 ft/min (1,600 m)
Hardpoints 5 (including wing tip mounts)
Armament 104 Mighty Mouse 2.75in air-to-surface rockets in wingtip launchers.

Optional:

3 x Falcon air-to-air missiles
27 x Mighty Mouse 70mm unguided rockets
Accommodations 2


Major Variants

* F-89 - Base Model Series Designation
* F-89D - Definitive Scorpion Model; most produced in the series; fitted with 104 Mighty Mouse 2.75in rockets on wingtip pod mounts; fitted with advanced APG-40 radar system and Hughes E-6 fire-control system.
* F-89J - F-89D Converion Models with provision for AIR-2A Genie unguided nuclear air-to-air missile.

   
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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2009
   
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