Andre, Howard Vincient, Jr., Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1535Z-Navigator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1535Z, 56th Special Operations Wing
Service Years
1957 - 1969
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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1935
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Memphis, Tennessee
Last Address
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand

Casualty Date
Jul 08, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel W21 Line 80

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 1968-1969, A-26 (B-26) Invader
From Year
1968
To Year
1969
   
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 A-26 (B-26) Invader Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Douglas A-26B Invader
Length 50.00 ft | 15.24 m
Width 70.01 ft | 21.34 m
Height 18.50 ft | 5.64 m
Engine(s) 2 x 2,000 hp (1,492 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 Air-Cooled Radial Piston Engines.
Empty Weight 22,370 lbs | 10,147 kg
MTOW 35,001 lbs | 15,876 kg
Max Speed 355 mph | 572 km/h | 309 kts
Max Range 1,401 miles | 2,255 km
Ceiling 22,096 ft | 6,735 m | 4.2 miles
Climb Rate 1,250 ft/min (381 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed nose assembly (removed in A-26C in place of Bombardier position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in locked forward-facing turret.

Up to 4,000lbs of internal ordnance.

Additional:
4 x dual 12.7mm machine gun "packs" underwing (two-guns per pack for a total of eight possible underwing gun positions).

Additional air-to-surface 5-inch rockets as necessitated by mission-specific parameters.
Accommodations 3


Major Variants

* A-26B - Initial Production Model in service with European Theater.
* A-26C - Pacific Theater Production Model with 6 x 12.7mm nose-mounted machine gun assembly removed for bombardier position.




Type Number built/
converted Remarks
B-26K 40 Counter insurgency aircraft


Serial numbers: 64-17640 to 64-17679

SPECIFICATIONS:
Span: 71 ft. 6 in.
Length: 51 ft. 7 in.
Height: 19 ft.
Weight: 38,314 lbs. maximum
Armament: Eight .50 cal. nose machine guns, eight wing pylons capable of carrying 8,000 lbs. of mixed ordnance and 4,000 lbs. of bombs internally
Engines: Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-52Ws of 2,500 hp (maximum with water injection)
Crew: Two
Cost: $577,000

PERFORMANCE:
Max. speed: 323 mph/281 knots
Cruising speed: 310 mph/270 knots
Range: 2,700 statute miles/2,346 nautical miles
Service ceiling: 30,000 ft.

   
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2013
   
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