McClendon, Doyle B., Capt

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1966-1966, 40th Military Airlift Squadron (HEAVY)
Service Years
1959 - 1970

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Home Town
Healdton, OK
Last Address
Ocala, Florida

Date of Passing
Jul 19, 2010
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
On July 19, 2010, authorities say, Mr. McClendon drove an electric scooter across U.S. 27 directly in the path of two vehicles. One managed to avoid him, the other didn't. Mr. McClendon was pronounced dead at West Marion Hospital.
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Doyle B. McClendon

McCLENDON, Doyle B. 73, former resident of St. Petersburg, and Fairfax, VA, died Monday, July 19th, 2010 in Ocala. Mr. McClendon was born in Healdton, OK on Sept. 20th, 1936. He attended Healdton High School and the University of Oklahoma. In 1959, Mr. McClendon received his commission in the United States Air Force separating from the USAF in 1970 at the rank of Captain. Mr. McClendon eventually founded McClendon Corp. in Chantilly, VA in 1983. The company provided imagery science and engineering research/development services to many organizations in the Defense Department and Intelligence Community. He sold the company to L-1 Identity Solutions in 2007. Mr. McClendon was involved in many philanthropic pursuits including the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, the Florida Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Episcopal Cathedral, and the Al Downing Jazz Group. He served on the board of the Palladium, and was founder of the St. Petersburg Opera Company as well as a supporter of the Fairfax Choral Society and Habitat for Humanity. Mr. McClendon is survived by a son, William, of Annapolis, MD; and two sisters, Ruth Dronberger, of Hobbs, NM, and Patricia Parker of Hiram, GA. No services are pending.
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 1966-1966, C-135 Stratolifter
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Fifteen C-135As, powered by J57 turbojets, were built. In later years, almost all were upgraded with TF33 turbofan engines and wide-span tail planes, and were re-designated C-135E. Later on most of the C-135Es were re-engined again, using the more powerful turbofan engine, the CFM-56-2A.

Model Boeing 707-320C
Length 149.61 ft | 45.60 m
Width 145.73 ft | 44.42 m
Height 0.00 ft | 0.00 m
Engine(s) 4 x Pratt & Whitney JT3D-7 turbofans generating 19,000lbs of standard thrust each.
Empty Weight 145,999 lbs | 66,224 kg
MTOW 333,592 lbs | 151,315 kg
Max Speed 551 mph | 886 km/h | 478 kts
Max Range 4,300 miles | 6,920 km
Ceiling 38,993 ft | 11,885 m | 7.4 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 0
Armament None.
Accommodations 9 + 189

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010
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