Hatfield, Jerry, Col

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Colonel
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
2716-Acquisition Management Officer
Current/Last AFSC Group
Air Operations
Primary Unit
1981-1984, 2716, Space Division, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
0006- Pilot Trainee (UPT)
4341-Aircraft Maintenance Officer
4344-Aircraft Maintenance Officer
4016-Aircraft Maintenance Staff Officer
2911-System Program Staff Officer
Service Years
1961 - 1984
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Author of sixteen non-fiction books about American motorcycling history. Inductee of three different motorcycling halls of fame.

   
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 1973-1973, EB-66 Destroyer
From Year
1973
To Year
1973
   
Personal Memories
Korat AB, Thailand
   
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 EB-66 Destroyer Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: 3
* Length: 75 ft 2 in (22.9 m)
* Wingspan: 72 ft 6 in (22.1 m)
* Height: 23 ft 7 in (7.2 m)
* Wing area: 780 ft (72.5 m)
* Empty weight: 42,540 lb (19,300 kg)
* Loaded weight: 57,800 lb (26,200 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 83,000 lb (38,000 kg)
* Powerplant: 2 Allison J71-A-11 or -13 turbojets, 10,200 lbf (45 kN) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 631 mph (548 kn, 1,020 km/h)
* Combat radius: 900 mi (780 NM, 1,500 km)
* Ferry range: 2,470 mi (2,150 NM, 3,970 km)
* Service ceiling 39,400 ft (12,000 m)
* Rate of climb: 5,000 ft/min (25 m/s)
* Wing loading: 74.1 lb/ft (361.4 kg/m)
* Thrust/weight: 0.35

Armament

* Guns: 2 20 mm (0.787 in) cannon in radar/remotely operated tail turret
* Bombs: 15,000 lb (6,800 kg)

Avionics

* APS-27 and K-5 radars

   
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2012
   
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  19 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Benton, Michael, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Carter, Orvel, MSgt, (1971-1993)
  • Cordova, Philip, SMSgt, (1967-1988)
  • Furr, Wayne, MSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Gisriel, Jim, Maj, (1953-1974)
  • Hind, David, MSgt, (1972-1996)
  • Holt, Randy, CMSgt, (1971-1999)
  • Huggins, John, MSgt, (1966-1988)
  • Hurst, Jackie, Sgt, (1972-1976)
  • Lee, Robert, SSgt, (1970-1975)
  • Rader, George, MSgt, (1968-1988)
  • Woody, Buryl, MSgt, (1968-1988)
  • Zelisko, Anthony M., SMSgt, (1963-1985)
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