Christiansen, Hans Chris, 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, 18th Pursuit Group
Service Years
1940 - 1941
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Woodland, California
Last Address
Bellows Field, Oahu, T.H.

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION M SITE 147

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 1941-1941, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Curtiss P-40N / Kittyhawk IV
Length 33.46 ft | 10.20 m
Width 37.47 ft | 11.42 m
Height 12.37 ft | 3.77 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison V-1710--81 inline piston engine generating 1,360hp.
Empty Weight 6,005 lbs | 2,724 kg
MTOW 8,858 lbs | 4,018 kg
Max Speed 378 mph | 609 km/h | 329 kts
Max Range 240 miles | 386 km
Ceiling 38,156 ft | 11,630 m | 7.2 miles
Climb Rate 2,142.86 ft/min (653 m/min)
Hardpoints 1
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
1 x 500lb bomb under fuselage
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* Model 75I - Prototype Base Model derived from XP-37A airframe fitted with Allison 1,150hp V-1710-11 inline engine.
* P-40 - United States Army Air Corps production version fitted with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* Hawk 81-A1 - Export model for French use.
* P-40B - Improved model featuring improved armor and armament with seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40C - Additional 2 x 12.7mm machine guns added to wings; improved seal-sealing fuel tanks.
* P-40D - Fitted with V-1710-39 generating 1,150hp; increase performance at high altitude; improved supercharger.
* P-40E - Only 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in wings.
* P-40F - Improved supercharger.
* P-40L - Similar to the P-40F with improved supercharger and 1,300hp Packard V-1650-1 (license-built 1,300hp Rolls-Royce Merlin) powerplant.
* P-40K - Based on the P-40E model with V-1710-33 powerplant.
* P-40M - Fitted with V-1710-71 powerplant.
* P-40N - Fitted with V-1710-81 OR V1710-99 OR V1710-115 powerplants; improved performance capabilities; decreased overall weight.

   
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010
   
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  91 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Bracewell, Noel, SSgt, (1941-1945)
  • Glommen, Martell
  • Thacker, John Marshall, Col, (1940-1970)
  • Wickstrom, Richard
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