Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1967, 1021A, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1941 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1916
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Callaway, Raymond Leonard, Sr., Lt Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Last Address
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Itasca Calvary Cemetery - Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Commander AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces Association
  2018, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying  6 enemy aircraft in aerial combat, plus 1 probable and 2 damaged during WWII.
He is  buried in Grand Rapids and also has a memorial stone in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Soldiers Grove, WI.

 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=657
http://www.callawayfamily.org/cfanet/cfanet0405.htm
http://cbi-theater-1.home.comcast.net/~cbi-theater-1/lantern/lantern-aaf.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_003.php
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41592708/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78449415/raymond-leonard-callaway
https://www.ancestry.com

 
   
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 1943-1945, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
From Year
1943
To Year
1945
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk Details
 


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, 2012
   
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Illustration of his P-40

  245 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Bracewell, Noel, SSgt, (1941-1945)
  • Davenport, John, Lt Col, (1942-1977)
  • Glommen, Martell
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