Bobbett, Robert, Sr., Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
00066-Air Commander
Last AFSC Group
Command and Control
Primary Unit
1953-1954, AAF MOS 1065, US Forces Korea
Service Years
1944 - 1978
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1923
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bobbett, Robert, Sr., Col USAF(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Denison
Last Address
Las Vegas Nevada

Date of Passing
Jan 02, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

NATO Badge Air Force Commander Combat Crew Air Force Retired

Fighter Weapons School


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
  2014, Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired US Air Force Colonel with 34 years of service, noe deceased.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 1960-1961, F-111 Aardvark
From Year
1960
To Year
1961
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 F-111 Aardvark Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model General Dynamics F-111F Aardvark
Length 73.49 ft | 22.40 m
Width 62.99 ft | 19.20 m
Height 17.13 ft | 5.22 m
Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whitney TF30-P-111 turbofan engines generating 25,100lbs of standard thrust each.
Empty Weight 47,840 lbs | 21,700 kg
MTOW 100,002 lbs | 45,360 kg
Max Speed 914 mph | 1,471 km/h | 794 kts
Max Range 2,900 miles | 4,667 km
Ceiling 57,907 ft | 17,650 m | 11.0 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 5
Armament 1 x 22mm cannon

Mission-specific ordnance can include any of the following:

GBU-12 laser-guided bomb
GBU-10 laser guided bomb
AGM-84 HARM anti-radar anti-radiation Missile
GBU-15
AGM-142 air-to-surface missile
AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile
Conventional Iron / Dumb / Drop Bombs
Accommodations 2


Major Variants

* F-111A - Initial Production Model Designation; 23 pre-production models produced; Total of 158 at production end fitted with 18,500lb TF30-P-3 powerplants; 42 converted to EF-111A Ravens.
* F-111B - Cancelled Fleet Defense Variant of which 5 pre-production models were produced.
* F-111C - Australian Export Models of which 24 were produced.
* F-111D - 96 Production Models fitted with TF30-P-0 powerplants generating 19,600lbs of thrust each.
* F-111E - 94 Production Models of this type.
* F-111F - 106 Production Models of this type fitted with TF30-P-111 capable of 25,100lbs of thrust each.
* EF-111A "Raven" - Electronic Warfare Model Designation based on converted F-111 "A" models; retired in 1998.
* FB-111A - Strategic Model Designation of which 76 were produced; fitted with 2 x additional hardpoints, increased wingspan and TF30-P-7 powerplants generating 20,150lbs of thrust; improved electronics.
* F-111G - Converted FB-111A Models for European Theater use; RAAF usage of this model as well.
* EF-111A - Electronic Warfare Conversion Models of F-111A series; 42 converted in this way.


   
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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2014
   
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  • Johnson, Gerald, SMSgt, (1963-1991)
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