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
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Last Address
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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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 1960-1963, CH/UH-21 Workhorse ( Flying Banana)
From Year
1960
To Year
1963
   
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 CH/UH-21 Workhorse ( Flying Banana) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: 2
* Capacity:
o 22 troops or
o 12 stretchers
* Length: 52 ft 6 in (16.0 m)
* Rotor diameter: 44 ft 0 in (13.4 m)
* Height: 15 ft 9 in (4.80 m)
* Disc area: 3,041 ft (282.7 m)
* Empty weight: 8,950 lb (4,058 kg)
* Loaded weight: 15,200 lb (6,893 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 Wright R-1820-103 radial engine, 1,425 hp (1,063 kW) driving 2 rotors

Performance

* Maximum speed: 127 mph (110 kn, 204 km/h)
* Range: 265 mi (230 nmi, 426 km)
* Service ceiling 9,450 ft (2,880 m)
* Disc loading: 5 lb/ft (24 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.09 hp/lb (150 W/kg)

Armament

* Varying, but usually twin or quad .50 (12.7 mm) machine guns.

   
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Last Updated: Aug 18, 2008
   
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  16 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Bever, Gary, A1C, (1960-1964)
  • Chronister, Dennis, A2C, (1960-1964)
  • Davis, Ray, SSgt, (1962-1966)
  • Diveney, Daniel, CMSgt, (1954-1974)
  • Greener, William, Lt Col, (1950-1972)
  • Jones, Fred E., A1C, (1957-1962)
  • Mills, Robert, A2C, (1961-1965)
  • Pascua, Jose Joseph, CMSgt, (1963-1993)
  • TRAFTON, FRANK, A1C, (1957-1961)
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