Chickering, Edwin Shepard, Brig Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Primary Unit
1965-1967, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Service Years
1935 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Brigadier General

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1912
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Chickering, Edwin Shepard (Chick), Brig Gen USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Little Rock, Arkansas

Date of Passing
Feb 14, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7 Site 10033 NS

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service Headquarters Air Force NATO Badge Air Force Commander

Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
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Sources:
http://www.ruebelfuneralhome.com/archivedobits/2003/Chickering,%20Edwin.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8778960
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/54559
http://usaaf.com/8AF_SQD/357FG.html
   
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 1954-1957, F-84 Thunderjet
From Year
1954
To Year
1957
   
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 F-84 Thunderjet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Republic F-84F Thunderjet
Length 37.43 ft | 11.41 m
Width 36.42 ft | 11.10 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x Wright J65-W-3 turbojet engine generating 7,220lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 13,830 lbs | 6,273 kg
MTOW 28,001 lbs | 12,701 kg
Max Speed 695 mph | 1,118 km/h | 604 kts
Max Range 860 miles | 1,384 km
Ceiling 45,997 ft | 14,020 m | 8.7 miles
Climb Rate 7,400 ft/min (2,257 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 5in rockets

Up to 6,000lbs of external ordnance.
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-84 Thunderjet - First prototype model (1946); General Electric J35-GE-7 turbojet engine.
* XP-8A Thunderjet - Prototype (25 total); Allison J35-A-15
* P-84B Thunderjet - XP-8A porduction model.
* P-84C Thunderjet - Revised electrical system; J35-A-13C engine; Later redesignated as the F-84C.
* F-84 Thunderjet
* YF-84A Thunderjet - First swept-wing variant
* F-84D Thunderjet - J35-A-17D engine; Re-engineered landing gear system; thicker wing systems.
* F-84E Thunderjet - Post-Korean War model featuring improved system components; Enlarged cockpit; Lengthened fuselage.
* F-84G Thunderjet - J35-A-29 engine
* F-84F Thunderstreak - Swept wing; Wright J65-W-1 turbojet engine (later models with Wright J65-W-3 engines).
* RF-84F Thunderflash - Final development model of F-84 series; Reconnaissance variant with J65-W-7 engine.

   
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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2014
   
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