Harris, Lee, SMSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
99500-Recruiter
Current/Last AFSC Group
Recruiting
Primary Unit
1971-1983, 99500, USAF Recruiting Service
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43151C-Jet Aircraft Mechanic
Service Years
1955 - 1983
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Senior Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Force Recruiting Service


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 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 124FL1
  2005, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA), Chapter 124 (Orlando, Florida)
  2012, American Military Retirees Association (AMRA), FL1 (Orlando, Florida) - Chap. Page


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 1955-1957, F-84 Thunderjet
From Year
1955
To Year
1957
   
Personal Memories
Burtonwood AFB. England
Modified the F-84's
7559 Aircraft Repair
   
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 F-84 Thunderjet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Republic F-84F Thunderjet
Length 37.43 ft | 11.41 m
Width 36.42 ft | 11.10 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x Wright J65-W-3 turbojet engine generating 7,220lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 13,830 lbs | 6,273 kg
MTOW 28,001 lbs | 12,701 kg
Max Speed 695 mph | 1,118 km/h | 604 kts
Max Range 860 miles | 1,384 km
Ceiling 45,997 ft | 14,020 m | 8.7 miles
Climb Rate 7,400 ft/min (2,257 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 5in rockets

Up to 6,000lbs of external ordnance.
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-84 Thunderjet - First prototype model (1946); General Electric J35-GE-7 turbojet engine.
* XP-8A Thunderjet - Prototype (25 total); Allison J35-A-15
* P-84B Thunderjet - XP-8A porduction model.
* P-84C Thunderjet - Revised electrical system; J35-A-13C engine; Later redesignated as the F-84C.
* F-84 Thunderjet
* YF-84A Thunderjet - First swept-wing variant
* F-84D Thunderjet - J35-A-17D engine; Re-engineered landing gear system; thicker wing systems.
* F-84E Thunderjet - Post-Korean War model featuring improved system components; Enlarged cockpit; Lengthened fuselage.
* F-84G Thunderjet - J35-A-29 engine
* F-84F Thunderstreak - Swept wing; Wright J65-W-1 turbojet engine (later models with Wright J65-W-3 engines).
* RF-84F Thunderflash - Final development model of F-84 series; Reconnaissance variant with J65-W-7 engine.

   
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Last Updated: Aug 15, 2011
   
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