Johnson, Charles, MSgt

Aircrew Protection
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
92190-Survival Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircrew Protection
Primary Unit
1979-1983, 92190, 3636th Combat Crew Training Wing/3636th Combat Crew Training Wing Det 2
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
92150-Survival Specialist
1T0X1-Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Operations
92170B-Rescue and Survival Technician
Service Years
1972 - 1988
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Education and Training Command Instructor Basic Air Education and Training Command Instructor Master Air Training Command Master Instructor (post-1967) Air Force Retired




 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Driver and Mechanic Badge

US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)


 Military Association Memberships
AFSA 1365VFW RidersCalifornia ChapterPost 416
Chapter 146Air Force Together We Served
  1988, Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), AFSA 1365 (Executive Officer) (San Diego, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, VFW Riders [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Patriot Guard Riders, California Chapter (California)12
  2010, American Legion, Post 416 (Member) (Encinitas, California) - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion Riders, Chapter 146 (Chapter Secretary) (Oceanside , California) - Chap. Page
  2011, Air Force Together We Served [Verified]


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 1979-1983, HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant)
From Year
1979
To Year
1983
   
Personal Memories
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 HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: 2 pilots, 1 or more crew chiefs
* Capacity: 37 troops (55 in alternate configuration) or 24 stretchers
* Length: 88 ft 6 in (26.97 m)
* Rotor diameter: 72 ft 2.7 in (22.01 m)
* Height: 24 ft 11 in (7.6 m)
* Empty weight: 23,628 lb (10,740 kg)
* Loaded weight: 33,500 lb (15,227 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 42,000 lb (19,100 kg)
* Powerplant: 2� General Electric T64-GE-413 turboshafts, 3,925 shp (2,927 kW) each
* Width (overall): 28 ft 4 in (8.64 m)
* Width (fuselage): 15 ft 6 in (4.7 m)
* Rotor systems: 6 blades on main rotor

Performance

* Maximum speed: 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 150 kt (173 mph, 278 km/h)
* Range: 540 nmi (1,000 km)
* Service ceiling 16,750 ft (5,106 m)
* Rate of climb: 2,460 ft/min (750 m/min)

Armament

* Two Door Mounted XM218 .50 BMG machine guns. Some have RMWS (Ramp Mounted Weapon System) GAU-21 .50 BMG machine gun.

   
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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2010
   
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