Sterling, Gordon Herbert, Jr., 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1941-1941, AAF MOS 1055, 15th Pursuit Group, Fighter
Service Years
1940 - 1941
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ilion/Syracuse, New York
Last Address
Wheeler Field, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5

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 1941-1941, P-36 Hawk
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
   
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 P-36 Hawk Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
P-36 Hawk Specifications
Primary Function: Interceptor
Contractor: Curtiss
Crew: One
Unit Cost: $23,000
Powerplant
One Pratt & Whitney R-1830-13 engine rated at 1,050 hp
Dimensions
Length: 28 feet, 6 in
Wingspan: 37 feet, 4 in
Height: 8 feet, 5 in
Weights
Empty: ~4,000 lb
Maximum Takeoff: 5,650 lb (loaded)
Performance
Speed: 313 mph
Ceiling: 32,700 ft
Range: 830 mi
Armament
Two .30-cal or two .50-cal machine guns

   
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