Catledge, Richard C., Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1969-1973, Tactical Air Warfare Center, Tactical Air Command (TAC)
Service Years
1943 - 1973
Foreign Language(s)
Italian
Major General

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Shawnee
Last Address
Niceville, FL

Date of Passing
Aug 12, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 60 SITE 172

 Official Badges 

Combat Crew Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired

Headquarters Command, USAF


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




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Last Known Activity
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 1943-1944, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
From Year
1943
To Year
1944
   
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 P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
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Model Lockheed P-38J Lightning
Length 37.83 ft | 11.53 m
Width 52.00 ft | 15.85 m
Height 9.81 ft | 2.99 m
Engine(s) 2 x Allison V-1710-111 water-cooled inline piston engines generating 1,425hp.
Empty Weight 12,800 lbs | 5,806 kg
MTOW 21,601 lbs | 9,798 kg
Max Speed 414 mph | 666 km/h | 360 kts
Max Range 2,237 miles | 3,600 km
Ceiling 43,963 ft | 13,400 m | 8.3 miles
Climb Rate 2,500 ft/min (762 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 1 x 20mm Cannon
4 x 12.7mm machine guns

10 x 5in high-explosive rockets (optional)
2 x Drop Tanks (optional)
2 x 500lb bombs (optional)

Up to 4,000lbs (908kg) of underwing ordnance.
Accommodations 1



   
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