McElhanon, Michael Owen, Col

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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1968-1979, MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1953 - 1968
Colonel

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Worth, Texas
Last Address
Tuy Hoa AB, South Viet Nam

Casualty Date
Aug 16, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court A

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 1968-1968, F-100 Super Sabre
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
   
Personal Memories
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 F-100 Super Sabre Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model North American F-100D Super Sabre
Length 49.51 ft | 15.09 m
Width 38.75 ft | 11.81 m
Height 16.24 ft | 4.95 m
Engine(s) 1 x Pratt & Whitney J 57-P21 turbojet with afterburning generating 17,000lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 20,999 lbs | 9,525 kg
MTOW 34,833 lbs | 15,800 kg
Max Speed 864 mph | 1,390 km/h | 751 kts
Max Range 1,995 miles | 3,210 km
Ceiling 45,000 ft | 13,716 m | 8.5 miles
Climb Rate 16,000 ft/min (4,877 m/min)
Hardpoints 6
Armament 4 x 20mm cannons

External hardpoints for an additional 7,500lbs of ordnance including: Dumb Bombs, Drop Tanks and Rocket Pods.
Accommodations 1


Major Variants
* F-100A - Initial Production Model
* F-100B - Proposed Mach 2 / nuclear-capable fighter-bomber; would go on to become the YF-107 prototype series.
* F-100C - Fighter-Bomber Variant with improvements; inflight refueling capability; more powerful engine.
* F-100D - Fighter-Bomber Variant with improvements; fitted with ECm equipment and low-altitude bombing system.

   
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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2014
   
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