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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Contact Info
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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 1949-1955, B-47 Stratojet
From Year
1949
To Year
1955
   
Personal Memories
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 B-47 Stratojet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-47E-IV Stratojet
Length 108.01 ft | 32.92 m
Width 116.14 ft | 35.40 m
Height 0.00 ft | 0.00 m
Engine(s) 6 x General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojets generating 7,200lbs of thrust each. 1 x 36,000lb rocket system for JATO launch.
Empty Weight 79,073 lbs | 35,867 kg
MTOW 229,999 lbs | 104,326 kg
Max Speed 600 mph | 965 km/h | 521 kts
Max Range 3,870 miles | 6,228 km
Ceiling 40,499 ft | 12,344 m | 7.7 miles
Climb Rate 4,350 ft/min (1,325.88 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 20mm cannons in rear-facing remote tail turret assembly.

25,000lbs of internal ordnance
Accommodations 3 or 4
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2011
   
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