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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US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)




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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.

  

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 1969-1972, F-84 Thunderjet
From Year
1969
To Year
1972
   
Personal Memories
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 F-84 Thunderjet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Republic F-84F Thunderjet
Length 37.43 ft | 11.41 m
Width 36.42 ft | 11.10 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x Wright J65-W-3 turbojet engine generating 7,220lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 13,830 lbs | 6,273 kg
MTOW 28,001 lbs | 12,701 kg
Max Speed 695 mph | 1,118 km/h | 604 kts
Max Range 860 miles | 1,384 km
Ceiling 45,997 ft | 14,020 m | 8.7 miles
Climb Rate 7,400 ft/min (2,257 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 5in rockets

Up to 6,000lbs of external ordnance.
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-84 Thunderjet - First prototype model (1946); General Electric J35-GE-7 turbojet engine.
* XP-8A Thunderjet - Prototype (25 total); Allison J35-A-15
* P-84B Thunderjet - XP-8A porduction model.
* P-84C Thunderjet - Revised electrical system; J35-A-13C engine; Later redesignated as the F-84C.
* F-84 Thunderjet
* YF-84A Thunderjet - First swept-wing variant
* F-84D Thunderjet - J35-A-17D engine; Re-engineered landing gear system; thicker wing systems.
* F-84E Thunderjet - Post-Korean War model featuring improved system components; Enlarged cockpit; Lengthened fuselage.
* F-84G Thunderjet - J35-A-29 engine
* F-84F Thunderstreak - Swept wing; Wright J65-W-1 turbojet engine (later models with Wright J65-W-3 engines).
* RF-84F Thunderflash - Final development model of F-84 series; Reconnaissance variant with J65-W-7 engine.

   
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Last Updated: May 31, 2009
   
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  19 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Breen, Dennis, TSgt, (1967-1982)
  • Dot'o, Sr., Ronald J., TSgt, (1960-1983)
  • Eide, Robert, TSgt, (1958-1998)
  • Geiman, John, MSgt, (1962-1999)
  • Hall, Richard, MSgt, (1968-1988)
  • Harbaugh, Paul, A1C, (1959-1963)
  • Harrison, Rodger, Lt Col, (1954-1980)
  • Kennelly, John, 1st Lt, (1951-1956)
  • Kilmer, Kris, MSgt, (1965-2006)
  • Myszkowski, Casimer, CMSgt, (1969-1990)
  • Porter, William, Maj, (1957-1969)
  • Reid, John, SSgt, (1955-1963)
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