Hill, Frank Ackerman, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1945-1946, M 2120, I Bomber Command/Headquarters
Service Years
1939 - 1969
Colonel

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1919
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Hill, Frank Ackerman, Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Nyack, New York
Last Address
Birnamwood, Wisconsin

Date of Passing
Jan 05, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Pompton Plains Reformed Church Cemetery - Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Commander Headquarters Air Force Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Association Memberships
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In WWII he was credited with destroying 7 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 2 probables and 5 damaged.
 
Synopsis of his Silver Star citation:

Awarded for actions during World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major (Air Corps) Frank A. Hill, United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action during World War II.

Service: Army Air Forces

Rank: Major

   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=564
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83875659
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=47642
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_031.php
   
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 1959-1964, F-102 Delta Dagger
From Year
1959
To Year
1964
   
Personal Memories
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 F-102 Delta Dagger Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Convair F-102A Delta Dagger
Length 68.37 ft | 20.84 m
Width 38.12 ft | 11.62 m
Height 21.19 ft | 6.46 m
Engine(s) 1 x Pratt & Whitney J57-P-25 turbojet engine delivering 17,200 lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 19,026 lbs | 8,630 kg
MTOW 31,500 lbs | 14,288 kg
Max Speed 825 mph | 1,328 km/h | 717 kts
Max Range 1,350 miles | 2,173 km
Ceiling 54,003 ft | 16,460 m | 10.2 miles
Climb Rate 17,400 ft/min (5,304 m/min)
Hardpoints 6
Armament 6 x air-to-air missiles
24 x 2.75in unguided rockets (pod x2)

Nuclear Capable
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

? XF-92A - Experimental Test Study Aircraft from which the YF-102 is derived from.
? YF-102 - Prototype Model Designation (Model 8-80); fitted with 9,700lb Pratt & Whitney J57-P-11 turbojet engine.
? YF-102A - Redesigned "Whitcomb Area Ruled" airframe.
? F-102A - Initial Production Model Designation
? TF-102A - Tandem Seat Trainer Conversion Models
? F-102B - Improved Development on base F-102; redesignated and produced as the F-106 Delta Dart.
? YF-106A - F-106 Prototype Model Designation of which two were produced.
? F-106A - Single Seat Model Designation
? F-106B - Two-Seat Model Designation

   
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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012
   
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