Kennedy, Thomas, Jr., SSgt

Avionics Maintenance
 
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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30150-Aircraft Radio Repairman
Current/Last AFSC Group
Avionics Maintenance
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 30150, 93rd Avionics Maintenance Squadron
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
99000-Basic Airman
30130-Apprentice Aircraft Radio Repairman
Service Years
1966 - 1970
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Staff Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Air Commando


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal




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 Remembrance Profiles -  2 Airmen Remembered

 1966-1969, AC-47 Spooky/Puff
From Year
1966
To Year
1969
   
Personal Memories
My favorite aircraft, first plane I flew and worked on after training. Also first plane I served on in combat.
   
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 AC-47 Spooky/Puff Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
First flight Dec. 23, 1941
Model Number C-47/R4D
Wingspan 95 feet 6 inches
Wingarea: 987 Sq Ft
Length 63 feet 9 inches
Height 17 feet
Service ceiling 24,000 feet
Normal range 1,600 miles
Maximum range 3,800 miles
Empty Weight: 16,970 lbs
Fully Loaded Weight: 33,000 lbs
Cruise speed 160 mph
Power plant Two 1,200 horsepower Pratt & Whitney R-1830 radial engines
Accommodation Three crew and 6,000 pounds of cargo, or 28 airborne troops, or 14 stretcher patients and three attendants


   
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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2015
   
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