Caldwell, Gordon, Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1495Z-Air Operations Officer
Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 458th Tactical Airlift Squadron
Service Years
1944 - 1971
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Oct 27, 2007
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 1949-1958, B-29 Superfortress
From Year
1949
To Year
1958
   
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 B-29 Superfortress Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Length 99.02 ft | 30.18 m
Width 142.26 ft | 43.36 m
Height 29.56 ft | 9.01 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright R-3350-57 radial piston engines generating 2,200hp.
Empty Weight 71,361 lbs | 32,369 kg
MTOW 141,102 lbs | 64,003 kg
Max Speed 358 mph | 576 km/h | 311 kts
Max Range 4,100 miles | 6,598 km
Ceiling 31,808 ft | 9,695 m | 6.0 miles
Climb Rate 526.3 ft/min (160.4 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in electrically-operated under-nose turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret over rear fuselage.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns electrically-operated turret under rear fuselage
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 20mm cannon in tail gun position

6,000lbs or internal ordnance.
Accommodations 10
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2011
   
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