Bates, Earl Jack, Jr., TSgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43271-Reciprocating Engine Technician
Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1967-1970, 43271, 3773rd Instructor Squadron
Service Years
1950 - 1970
Voice Edition
Technical Sergeant

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1931
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bates, Earl Jack, Jr., TSgt USAF(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Nov 07, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Florida National Cemetery - Bushnell, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: 430, 578

 Official Badges 

Air Education and Training Command Instructor Basic Air Training Command Instructor (pre-1966) Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
American LegionAir Force Photo Mapping Association
  1980, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1995, Air Force Photo Mapping Association [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 1951-1952, B-29 Superfortress
From Year
1951
To Year
1952
   
Personal Memories
Also KB-29P
   
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 B-29 Superfortress Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Length 99.02 ft | 30.18 m
Width 142.26 ft | 43.36 m
Height 29.56 ft | 9.01 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright R-3350-57 radial piston engines generating 2,200hp.
Empty Weight 71,361 lbs | 32,369 kg
MTOW 141,102 lbs | 64,003 kg
Max Speed 358 mph | 576 km/h | 311 kts
Max Range 4,100 miles | 6,598 km
Ceiling 31,808 ft | 9,695 m | 6.0 miles
Climb Rate 526.3 ft/min (160.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated under-nose turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret over rear fuselage.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret under rear fuselage
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 20mm cannon in tail gun position

6,000lbs or internal ordnance.
Accommodations 10
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2009
   
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