Gunster, David James, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1115J-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1943 - 1968
Major

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1926
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SMSgt R. Hensel (Bob / Ole Buck) to remember Gunster, David James (Dave), Maj.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ridgewood
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
George Washington Memorial Park - Paramus, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
59W 003

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 1953-1968, KC-97 Stratotanker
From Year
1953
To Year
1968
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: five (two pilots, navigator, flight engineer, boom operator)
* Capacity: 9,000 gal (34,000 L) of jet fuel
* Length: 117 ft 5 in (m)
* Wingspan: 141 ft 2 in (m)
* Height: 38 ft 4 in (m)
* Wing area: ft (m)
* Empty weight: 82,500 lb (kg)
* Loaded weight: 153,000 lb (kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 175,000 lb (kg)
* Powerplant:
o 2 General Electric J47-GE-23 turbojets, 5,790 lbf (kN) each
o 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-59 radial engines, 3,500 hp (kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 400 mph (km/h)
* Cruise speed: 230 mph (km/h)
* Range: 2,300 mi (km)
* Service ceiling 30,000 ft (m)
* Rate of climb: ft/min (m/s)
* Wing loading: lb/ft (kg/m)
* Power/mass (prop): hp/lb (kW/kg)

   
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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2009
   
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