Durkin, Robert Francis, Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
8044-Imagery Intelligence Officer
Last AFSC Group
Intelligence
Primary Unit
1987-1990, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Service Years
1959 - 1990
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1936
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Youngstown
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Nov 14, 2004
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 66, Site: 1738

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Defense Information Systems Agency Headquarters Air Force Air Force Commander

Combat Crew United States Taiwan Defense Command Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
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 1959-1959, F-86 Sabre
From Year
1959
To Year
1959
   
Personal Memories
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 F-86 Sabre Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model North American F-86D Sabre
Length 37.50 ft | 11.43 m
Width 37.07 ft | 11.30 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x General Electric J47-GE-27, turbujet engine generating 5,970lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 10,950 lbs | 4,967 kg
MTOW 17,000 lbs | 7,711 kg
Max Speed 690 mph | 1,110 km/h | 599 kts
Max Range 785 miles | 1,263 km
Ceiling 50,000 ft | 15,240 m | 9.5 miles
Climb Rate 12,000 ft/min (1,344 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 2.75in rockets

External provisions for 2,000 lbs of bombs
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-86 - Original Army Air Force prototypes (3)
* YP-86A - Re-engined with GE J47 turbojet.
* P-86A - Redesignated from YP-86A
* F-86A - Redesignated production model from P-86A; Featured J47-GE-1 turbojet.
* F-86D - Complete redesign of base model; Redesignated as night/all-weather aircraft; Hughes fire control system; J47-GE-33 turbojet.
* F-86E - Slab tailplane adjustable inflight; J47-GE-27 turbojet
* F-86F - J47-GE-27 turbojet; Extended leading edges.
* F-86K - Based on F-86D model with J47-GE-17B tubojet.
* F-86L - Rebuilt "D" model with updated electronics and larger wing surface

   
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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2012
   
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