Meltzer, Harvey, SMSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43190-Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1975-1981, 7th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
Service Years
1955 - 1981
Senior Master Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Combat Crew Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Sikorsky Winged S Sikorsky Winged S Rescue Kaman Rescue Pin (No Wings)




 Additional Information
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 1970-1972, CH-53 Sikorsky Helicopter
From Year
1970
To Year
1972
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics


Crew: 2 pilots, 2 flight mechanics

Capacity: 37 troops (55 in alternate configuration) or 24 stretchers

Length: 88 ft 6 in (26.97 m)

Rotor diameter: 72 ft 2.7 in (22.01 m)

Height: 24 ft 11 in (7.6 m)

Empty weight: 23,628 lb (10,740 kg)

Loaded weight: 33,500 lb (15,227 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 42,000 lb (19,100 kg)

Powerplant: 2 General Electric T64-GE-413 turboshafts, 3,925 shp (2,927 kW) each

Width (overall): 28 ft 4 in (8.64 m)

Width (fuselage): 15 ft 6 in (4.7 m)

Rotor systems: 6 blades on main rotor



Performance



Maximum speed: 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h)

Cruise speed: 150 kt (173 mph, 278 km/h)

Range: 540 nmi (1,000 km)

Service ceiling 16,750 ft (5,106 m)

Rate of climb: 2,460 ft/min (750 m/min)



Armament



Two Door GAU-2/A mini-guns

   
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2013
   
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