Anderson, Rudolph, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1331-Pilot, Strategic Reconnaissance
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1962-1962, 1331, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Service Years
1951 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cuban Missile Crisis
Officer Collar Insignia
Major

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Spartansburg
Last Address
McCoy AFB, FL

Casualty Date
Oct 27, 1962
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Cuba
Conflict
Cold War Incident - Korean Air Lines Flight 007
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery Memorial Park - Greenville, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1953-1954, F-86 Sabre
From Year
1953
To Year
1954
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model North American F-86D Sabre
Length 37.50 ft | 11.43 m
Width 37.07 ft | 11.30 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x General Electric J47-GE-27, turbujet engine generating 5,970lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 10,950 lbs | 4,967 kg
MTOW 17,000 lbs | 7,711 kg
Max Speed 690 mph | 1,110 km/h | 599 kts
Max Range 785 miles | 1,263 km
Ceiling 50,000 ft | 15,240 m | 9.5 miles
Climb Rate 12,000 ft/min (1,344 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 2.75in rockets

External provisions for 2,000 lbs of bombs
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-86 - Original Army Air Force prototypes (3)
* YP-86A - Re-engined with GE J47 turbojet.
* P-86A - Redesignated from YP-86A
* F-86A - Redesignated production model from P-86A; Featured J47-GE-1 turbojet.
* F-86D - Complete redesign of base model; Redesignated as night/all-weather aircraft; Hughes fire control system; J47-GE-33 turbojet.
* F-86E - Slab tailplane adjustable inflight; J47-GE-27 turbojet
* F-86F - J47-GE-27 turbojet; Extended leading edges.
* F-86K - Based on F-86D model with J47-GE-17B tubojet.
* F-86L - Rebuilt "D" model with updated electronics and larger wing surface

   
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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2009
   
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  • Adolf, Gerald (Jerry), SMSgt, (1953-1980)
  • Arnold, Berle, MSgt, (1950-1970)
  • Barrington, William, A1C, (1953-1957)
  • Becker, Dale, TSgt, (1950-1958)
  • Borman, Frank Frederick, Col, (1946-1970)
  • Burris, Norman, SSgt, (1954-1961)
  • Butler, Myron, MSgt, (1954-1967)
  • Buzinski, Robert, MSgt, (1953-1974)
  • Cook, Chuck, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Cox, George, A2C, (1950-1954)
  • Cox, Virgil, A1C, (1951-1953)
  • Davenport, John, Lt Col, (1942-1977)
  • Ferry, Albert, MSgt, (1954-1975)
  • Field, Chester J., SMSgt, (1952-1978)
  • Finlay, Charles, Col, (1950-1974)
  • Gergasko, Gerald, SSgt, (1952-1956)
  • Godin, Ernest, A1C, (1953-1957)
  • Gregg, James, 1st Lt, (1952-1956)
  • Hahn, Lester, MSgt, (1953-1975)
  • Hampton, Herbert, A1C, (1951-1955)
  • Harrell, Stanley, MSgt, (1951-1975)
  • Herron, Emmett, Lt Col, (1952-1973)
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