Higuera, John, CMSgt

Medical Services
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
90290-Medical Service Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Medical Services
Primary Unit
1988-1990, USAF Hospital/Medical Center - Mather
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
90230-Medical Service Specialist
90250A-Medical Service Specialist
90270A-Medical Service Technician
90299-Medical Service Manager
Service Years
1960 - 1990
Chief Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
American Legion
  2007, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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 1972-1988, C-9 Nightingale
From Year
1972
To Year
1988
   
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 C-9 Nightingale Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
The US Air Force C-9A Nightingale aircraft were used for medical evacuation (MedEvac), passenger transportation, and special missions from 1968-2005.


General characteristics

* Crew: 5 to 8
* Length: 119 ft 3 in (36.34 m)
* Wingspan: 93 ft 3 in (28.42 m)
* Height: 27 ft 5 in (8.36 m)
* Max takeoff weight: 114,000 lb (50,000 kg)
* Powerplant: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A turbofans, 14,500 lbf (64.5 kN) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: Mach 0.84
* Cruise speed: 558 mph (485 knots, 898 km/h)
* Range: 3,000 mi (4,825 km)
* Service ceiling 37,000 ft (11,000 m)
* Rate of climb: 3,000+ ft/min (900+ m/min)
* Thrust/weight: 1:3.93

   
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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2011
   
My Photos From This Aircraft/Missile
1978 Mission back to Clark, AB Philippines from Yokota Japan

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