Adams, Gordon, SMSgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
112X0-In-Flight Refueling Operator
Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1951-1972, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
Service Years
1945 - 1971
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Senior Master Sergeant

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. Louis, MO
Last Address
Bossier City, LA

Date of Passing
Jun 16, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Combat Crew Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Fully retired after second career.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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 2003-2003, B-36 Peacemaker
From Year
2003
To Year
2003
   
Personal Memories
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 B-36 Peacemaker Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Convair B-36D Peacemaker
Length 162.07 ft | 49.40 m
Width 229.66 ft | 70.00 m
Height 46.75 ft | 14.25 m
Engine(s) 6 x 3,500 hp Pratt & Whitney R-4360-41 air-cooled radials plus 4 GE J47-GE-19 turbojet engines.
Empty Weight 171,035 lbs | 77,580 kg
MTOW 418,878 lbs | 190,000 kg
Max Speed 439 mph | 706 km/h | 381 kts
Max Range 7,500 miles | 12,070 km
Ceiling 45,197 ft | 13,776 m | 8.6 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 0
Armament 12 x 20mm cannons in nose, tail and fuselage barbettes

Up to 86,000 lbs of bombs held internally.
Accommodations 15
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2013
   
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  • Hamm, Hal, A1C, (1952-1956)
  • Holden, Tommy, A2C, (1952-1956)
  • Pirrung, William, A1C, (1953-1957)
  • Rimer, Ronald, SSgt, (1950-1954)
  • Stypula, Joseph, A1C, (1954-1967)
  • Wilkie, Napoleon, MSgt, (1954-1975)
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