Corbett, Peter, TSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
23370-Continuous Photoprocessing Technician
Current/Last AFSC Group
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Primary Unit
1976-1979, 23370, 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
23250-Photographer
23250-Still Photographer
23350-Continuous Photoprocessing Specialist
23354-Still Photographic Laboratory Specialist
Service Years
1956 - 1979
Technical Sergeant

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Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Air Force Association (AFA)Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  1984, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, Air Force Association (AFA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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What are you doing now:
Retired AF. Retired AAFES. Retired Air Force NAF.....now just plain retired, period.
   
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 Remembrance Profiles -  4 Airmen Remembered
  • Lacoco, Michael, SSgt, (1951-1969)
  • Powe, Nathaniel, SMSgt, (1940-Present)
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 1966-1967, C-97 Stratofreighter
From Year
1966
To Year
1967
   
Personal Memories
RC-97, 7499th Spt. GP,Wiesbaden AB, Germany
Cold War
   
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 C-97 Stratofreighter Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
A post-war design, Boeing developed the C-97 as the Model 367 - a military transport based on the success of the design of the B-29 Superfortress.

The Model 777 Stratocruiser was the civilian transport version of the Model 367.

The C-97 was used in the Korea War to shuttle casualties to and fro. Others were used as air command posts for SAC and still some others were used for inflight refueling roles.

888 C-97's were built over the span of a decade.


General characteristics

* Crew: 4:
* Length: 110 ft 4 in (33.7 m)
* Wingspan: 141 ft 3 in (43.1 m)
* Height: 38 ft 3 in (11.7 m)
* Wing area: 1,734 ft (161.1 m)
* Empty weight: 82,500 lb (37,410 kg)
* Loaded weight: 120,000 lb (54,420 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 175,000 lb (79,370 kg)
* Powerplant: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major radial engines, 3,500 hp (2,610 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 375 mph (603 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 244 mph (212 knots, 393 km/h)
* Ferry range: 5,000 nm (5,760 mi, 9,270 km)
* Service ceiling 35,000 ft (10,670 m)
* Wing loading: 69.2 lb/ft (337.8 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.117 hp/lb (192 W/kg)

   
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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2008
   
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  65 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Ballentine, John, MSgt, (1956-1978)
  • Ballew, Herbert, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Barnes, Ted, Sgt, (1962-1968)
  • Burkel, Fred, MSgt, (1960-1998)
  • Bury, William, Capt, (1956-1968)
  • Callender, Raymond, SSgt, (1964-1968)
  • Cheek, Michael, MSgt, (1962-1982)
  • Cholewa, Joe, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Cole, Steve, SMSgt, (1966-1987)
  • Cote, Alan, SSgt, (1965-1976)
  • Davis, Michael, Capt, (1960-1970)
  • Diggs, Paul, SMSgt, (1962-1990)
  • Dodd, Walter, Lt Col, (1957-1978)
  • Emmons, Irvin, Maj, (1965-1989)
  • Fernandez, Thomas, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Fletcher, Richard, MSgt, (1963-1983)
  • Garcia, Efren, MSgt, (1962-1987)
  • Greener, William, Lt Col, (1950-1972)
  • Hughes, Don, CMSgt, (1951-2009)
  • Karp, Albert, SSgt, (1966-1970)
  • Kinner, Charles, TSgt, (1953-1973)
  • Lollar, Mitch, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Lucore, Harvey, SMSgt, (1962-1986)
  • Montag, Joseph, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Moore, Ronald, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Murello, Anthony, A1C, (1950-1954)
  • Niquiporo, Joseph, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Pepin, James, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Pidding, Michael, MSgt, (1964-1990)
  • Pixley, James, SSgt, (1967-1971)
  • Preston, Jim, Capt, (1963-1974)
  • Richards, Herbert, TSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Rittgers, Barton, SMSgt, (1959-1985)
  • Robbins, Lester A, SMSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Roberts, Leon, Maj, (1955-1977)
  • Sampson, Donna, Capt, (1966-1976)
  • Shaw, James, Maj, (1964-1989)
  • Simerly, Mickey, MSgt, (1965-1989)
  • Smith, Harris, A1C, (1964-1968)
  • Tomb, Kenneth, MSgt, (1948-1990)
  • Vespucci, Michael, A1C, (1961-1968)
  • Wajszczuk, Peter, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Waldinger, William, SSgt, (1965-1971)
  • White, Ronald, Maj, (1952-1979)
  • Wigfield, Edward, CMSgt, (1953-1989)
  • Zenda, Gary, Sgt, (1965-1968)
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