Soklaski, Tyrone, TSgt

Aircrew
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
113X0-Flight Engineer
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircrew
Primary Unit
1963-1967, 43151A, 7272nd Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43151A-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
1A1X1-Flight Engineer
Service Years
1963 - 1967
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Technical Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Central Command Strategic Command Strategic Command (Pre 2002) Transport Command




 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge C-130 Hercules 1000 Hour C-130 Hercules 5000 Hour

ICBM Master Technician Journeyman Crew Chief US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style) SAC Master Crew Chief




 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 316
  2014, American Legion Riders, Chapter 316 (Chapter Secretary) (Atlantic Beach, Florida) - Chap. Page



 1964-1966, C-47 Skytrain/Dakota
From Year
1964
To Year
1966
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 C-47 Skytrain/Dakota Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
During World War II, the armed forces of many countries used the C-47 and modified DC-3s for the transport of troops, cargo and wounded. Over 10,000 aircraft were produced in Long Beach and Santa Monica, California and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City plant produced 5,354 C-47s from March 1943 until August 1945.


Model Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota Mk I
Length 63.75 ft | 19.43 m
Width 95.51 ft | 29.11 m
Height 16.99 ft | 5.18 m
Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whintey R-1830-92 14-cylinder radial piston engines delivering 1,200hp each.
Empty Weight 18,199 lbs | 8,255 kg
MTOW 25,999 lbs | 11,793 kg
Max Speed 230 mph | 370 km/h | 200 kts
Max Range 1,600 miles | 2,575 km
Ceiling 23,999 ft | 7,315 m | 4.5 miles
Climb Rate 1,041 ft/min
Hardpoints None.
Armament None.
Accommodations 3 + 27

   
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014
   
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