Moore, John, TSgt

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USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
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43171C-Aircraft Maintenance Technician
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Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 416th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron - Silver Knights
Service Years
1957 - 1977
Technical Sergeant

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 2003-2003, F-104 Starfighter
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2003
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2003
   
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 F-104 Starfighter Details
 


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Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Length 54.66 ft | 16.66 m
Width 20.87 ft | 6.36 m
Height 13.42 ft | 4.09 m
Engine(s) 1 x General Electric J79-GE-11A turbojet engine generating 15,800lbs of thrust with afterburner.
Empty Weight 13,995 lbs | 6,348 kg
MTOW 29,055 lbs | 13,179 kg
Max Speed 1,320 mph | 2,124 km/h | 1,147 kts
Max Range 1,081 miles | 1,740 km
Ceiling 58,005 ft | 17,680 m | 11.0 miles
Climb Rate 48,000 ft/min (14,640 m/m)
Hardpoints 4
Armament 1 x 20mm cannon
2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles

External missile load capacity of up to 4,000lbs (1,814 kg) on fuselage and wing positions.
Accommodations 1


* XF-104 - Prototype of which two built.
* YF-104A - Prototype Production Model Designation; 17 example prototypes built.
* F-104A - Interceptor Production model featuring J79-GE-3 powerplant; limited service with USAF Air Defense Command.
* F-104B - Tandem-seat trainer model.
* F-104C - Tactical strike fighter-bomber model.
* F-104D - Tandem-seat trainer model.
* F-104G - All-weather multi-role developed by NATO consortium; Redesigned for West German Luftwaffe (Air Force) export; definitive F-104 model.
* F-104J - License built F-104G for Japan; 207 produced locally by Mitsubishi for SDF.
* TF-104 - Trainer variant based on F-104G model.
* RF-104 - Reconnaissance variant based on F-104G model.

   
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
   
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  • Evans, Michael, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Hagge, Loren, A2C, (1962-1966)
  • Harmening, Fred, TSgt, (1940-1970)
  • Judd, Craig, (1974-1978)
  • Kutan, Edward, A1C, (1964-1968)
  • Seymour, John, MSgt, (1986-2010)
  • Stegall, Richard, SSgt, (1963-1980)
  • Vigliano, Richard, A1C, (1960-1964)
  • Williams, Jack, MSgt, (1979-2003)
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