Brown, Kenneth, SSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43151E-Aircraft Mechanic
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1964-1967, 43151E, Military Airlift Command (MAC)
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
43131E-Apprentice Aircraft Mechanic
43151E-Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
Service Years
1960 - 1967
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Cuban Missile Crisis
Staff Sergeant

 Official Badges 

Strategic Command (Pre 2002)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style) SAC Master Crew Chief


 Military Association Memberships
The B47 Stratojet Association
  2016, The B47 Stratojet Association [Verified]
  2016, 98th Bomb Group / Wing Veterans Association


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 1961-1964, B-47 Stratojet
From Year
1961
To Year
1964
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 B-47 Stratojet Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Boeing B-47E-IV Stratojet
Length 108.01 ft | 32.92 m
Width 116.14 ft | 35.40 m
Height 0.00 ft | 0.00 m
Engine(s) 6 x General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojets generating 7,200lbs of thrust each. 1 x 36,000lb rocket system for JATO launch.
Empty Weight 79,073 lbs | 35,867 kg
MTOW 229,999 lbs | 104,326 kg
Max Speed 600 mph | 965 km/h | 521 kts
Max Range 3,870 miles | 6,228 km
Ceiling 40,499 ft | 12,344 m | 7.7 miles
Climb Rate 4,350 ft/min (1,325.88 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 20mm cannons in rear-facing remote tail turret assembly.

25,000lbs of internal ordnance
Accommodations 3 or 4
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Nov 11, 2017
   
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