Coffman, Kenneth, MSgt

Ordnance/Maintenance (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 747-Airplane and Engine Mechanic
Current/Last AFSC Group
Ordnance/Maintenance (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 431st Fighter Squadron
Service Years
1954 - 1974
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Master Sergeant

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 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)




 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
Presently we are spending our kids money on Crusies and Las Vegas having a blast. I don't that think  it will all be spent but were trying.

  

Other Comments:
Not Specified

   

 1960-1963, KB-50 Superfortress
From Year
1960
To Year
1963
   
Personal Memories
Air Refueler with J-47 Jet Engines woed on these at Yokota
   
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 KB-50 Superfortress Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: 8: Pilot, co-pilot, flight engineer, radio/electronic countermeasures operator, two side gunners, top gunner and tail gunner
* Length: 99 ft 0 in (30.2 m)
* Wingspan: 141 ft 3 in (43.1 m)
* Height: 32 ft 8 in (10.0 m)
* Wing area: 1736 ft (161.3 m)
* Empty weight: 80,610 lb (36,560 kg)
* Loaded weight: 121,850 lb (55,270 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 173,000 lb (78,470 kg)
* Powerplant: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 radial engines, 3,500 hp (2,600 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 395 mph (343 kn, 636 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 244 mph (212 kn, 393 km/h)
* Combat radius: 2,100 NM (2,400 mi, 3,860 km)
* Ferry range: 5,000 NM (5,760 mi, 9,270 km)
* Service ceiling 36,650 ft (11,170 m)
* Rate of climb: 2,225 ft/min (11.3 m/s)
* Wing loading: 70.19 lb/ft (343 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.115 hp/lb (193 W/kg)


   
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Last Updated: May 31, 2009
   
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  47 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
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  • Anderson, Merton, TSgt, (1961-1982)
  • Baskay, William, A1C, (1960-1964)
  • Beldin, Bernie, Maj, (1960-1992)
  • Boyer, Joe, Col, (1954-1975)
  • Brezinski, Robert, Maj, (1954-1976)
  • Caldwell, Robert, SSgt, (1962-1970)
  • Callaghan, John, TSgt, (1954-1977)
  • Chapman, Louis, A2C, (1958-1962)
  • Conaway, Albert, MSgt, (1961-1981)
  • Conder, Jimmie, Maj, (1952-1975)
  • Cunningham, Carroll, A1C, (1958-1962)
  • Daeke, Ray, Lt Col, (1957-1984)
  • Fletcher, Richard, MSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Fried, Henry, A2C, (1962-1965)
  • Gerland, Gilbert, CMSgt, (1960-1980)
  • Giles, Chuck, CMSgt, (1955-1985)
  • Goodwin, William, MSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Greer, Harry, MSgt, (1961-1983)
  • Howard, Robert, A2C, (1957-1961)
  • Humme, Carel, Lt Col, (1948-1978)
  • Klaudi, Leopold, A1C, (1959-1966)
  • Koeser, Robert, MSgt, (1957-1987)
  • Kruger, Kenneth, A1C, (1958-1966)
  • Kulp, Clark, A1C, (1961-1966)
  • Lafond, John, A2C, (1958-1962)
  • Larsen, Glen, Sgt, (1962-1967)
  • Lyda, Norman, A1C, (1961-1966)
  • Mathews, John, Maj, (1951-1971)
  • Minkley, Donald, MSgt, (1960-1981)
  • Porter, Ronald, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Renaud, James, A2C, (1962-1966)
  • Ross, Jesse, TSgt, (1961-1972)
  • Stewart, Michael, A1C, (1959-1963)
  • Storey, Glenn, A1C, (1958-1962)
  • Talley, Joseph, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Taylor, Donald, MSgt, (1949-1975)
  • Taylor, Jerome, SMSgt, (1954-1975)
  • Tucker, Ronald, A1C, (1960-1964)
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