Taylor, Cecil P., Jr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1970, Nellis Air Force Base
Service Years
1942 - 1970
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1920
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cecil Taylor, III-Family to remember Taylor, Cecil P., Jr. (Charlie Peter Tar), Lt Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Bever Dam
Last Address
602 King Rever Crt
Las Vegas Nv

Date of Passing
Aug 26, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Boulder City, Nevada
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

NORAD Command Badge Strategic Command (Pre 2002) US European Command National Defense University

Commander Air Force Retired Air National Guard Recruiter (Master)


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt Col Cecil P Taylor Jr (Retired) is deceased
   
Other Comments:
My father loved the Air Force but Golf was his passion after he retired. He played 18 holes of golf 4 days a week for 40 yrs. He and my mother (Billy Jean) had a great life in the Air Force and took advantage of every minute of every assignment.  They also enjoyed retired life with the same passion.  My mother made ammunition for the P-40 during the war days.
   
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 1946-1954, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
From Year
1946
To Year
1954
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 F-80/P-80 Shooting Star Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star
Length 34.42 ft | 10.49 m
Width 38.75 ft | 11.81 m
Height 11.25 ft | 3.43 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison J33-A-21 turbojet engine generating 4,500 lb of thrust.
Empty Weight 8,175 lbs | 3,708 kg
MTOW 15,999 lbs | 7,257 kg
Max Speed 577 mph | 928 km/h | 501 kts
Max Range 790 miles | 1,271 km
Ceiling 45,499 ft | 13,868 m | 8.6 miles
Climb Rate 5,000 ft/min (1,524 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns

Mission-specific ordnance can include any of the following:

2 x 1,000lb dumb bombs
8 x air-to-surface rockets
Accommodations 1



   
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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2010
   
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  210 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Armstrong, James, SSgt, (1951-1955)
  • Arnold, Berle, MSgt, (1950-1970)
  • Ballard, Dewey, Col
  • Borman, Frank Frederick, Col, (1946-1970)
  • Brannen, Arthur, TSgt, (1947-1967)
  • Broughton, Jacksel Markham, Col, (1942-1968)
  • Cappuccio, Joseph, A1C, (1951-1955)
  • Coats, Jesse, SSgt, (1953-1962)
  • Dailey, Benjamin, Lt Col, (1951-1971)
  • East, Clyde Bennett, Lt Col, (1944-1965)
  • Fannon, Keith H., SSgt, (1948-1952)
  • Finlay, Charles, Col, (1950-1974)
  • Gover, Leroy, Col, (1941-1962)
  • Grosshuesch, Leroy, Col, (1942-1973)
  • Hatten, Sidney, MSgt, (1953-1974)
  • Hilford, James, MSgt, (1946-1967)
  • James, Eugene, 1st Lt, (1943-1953)
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