Hood, Don Richard, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1121Z-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 6251st Tactical Fighter Wing
Service Years
1951 - 1965
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Utah
Utah
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Salt Lake City
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB

Casualty Date
Oct 02, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Douglas Post Cemetery - Salt Lake City, Utah
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 101

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 1965-1965, A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad)
From Year
1965
To Year
1965
   
Personal Memories
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 A-1 Skyraider (Sandy, Spad) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Douglas AD-1 Skyraider
Length 39.37 ft | 12.00 m
Width 50.00 ft | 15.24 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 1 x Wright R-3350-24W air-cooled radial engine generating 2,500hp.
Empty Weight 10,470 lbs | 4,749 kg
MTOW 18,029 lbs | 8,178 kg
Max Speed 321 mph | 517 km/h | 279 kts
Max Range 1,553 miles | 2,500 km
Ceiling 26,001 ft | 7,925 m | 4.9 miles
Climb Rate 2,300 ft/min (701.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 14
Armament 4 x 20mm Cannons
12 x Rockets

7,000 pounds of external ordnance including bombs and gun pods.
Accommodations 1



* AD-5 - Anti-Submarine Model of which 212 produced; two crew-seating in side-by-side configuration; widened fuselage.
* AD-6 - Improved AD-4B versions; improved low-level bombing capability; 713 produced.
* AD-7 - AD-6 version fitted with R-3350-26WB and reinforced substructure of which 73 were produced in total in this way.
* A-1E - AD-5 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
* A-1H - AD-6 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
* A-1J - AD-7 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.


   
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2009
   
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  • Ayres, John, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Beining, Peter, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Bolstad, Richard Eugene, Col, (1948-1979)
  • Cahill, Richard, TSgt, (1962-1980)
  • Carr, Jeffrey, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Cowen, James, MSgt, (1960-1980)
  • Davis, Bruce, SSgt, (1963-1971)
  • Deatrick, Eugene Peyton, Col, (1943-1974)
  • Diveney, Daniel, CMSgt, (1954-1974)
  • Downing, Gerald, SSgt, (1961-1981)
  • Driver, Jr., Warren, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Farmer, John, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Gish, James, A1C, (1963-1967)
  • Hail, William Warren, Lt Col, (1955-1965)
  • Harrison, John, A2C
  • Horinek, Ramon Anton, Lt Col, (1953-1983)
  • Jones, Donald, MSgt, (1958-1979)
  • Kilts, Mike, SMSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Leonard, Jerry, MSgt, (1960-1984)
  • Mack, Henry, A2C
  • McKnight, George Grigsby, Col, (1955-1986)
  • McNeil, Leonard, MSgt, (1959-1981)
  • Michael, Robin, A1C, (1962-1967)
  • Murray, John, SSgt, (1956-1981)
  • Pearson, Michael, MSgt, (1963-1985)
  • Pierce, George, SSgt, (1962-1973)
  • Ramirez, Jose, TSgt, (1952-1972)
  • Reinhardt, Gerald (Jerry), SSgt, (1978-1982)
  • Roberts, David, TSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Salinas, Edward, TSgt, (1964-1994)
  • Stewart, George, MSgt, (1962-1983)
  • Vespucci, Michael, A1C, (1961-1968)
  • Zellman, William, A2C, (1961-1965)
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