Chickering, Edwin Shepard, Brig Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Primary Unit
1965-1967, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Service Years
1935 - 1967
Officer Collar Insignia
Brigadier General

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1912
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember Chickering, Edwin Shepard (Chick), Brig Gen USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Oil City, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Little Rock, Arkansas

Date of Passing
Feb 14, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7 Site 10033 NS

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service Headquarters Air Force NATO Badge Air Force Commander

Air Force Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:

Sources:
http://www.ruebelfuneralhome.com/archivedobits/2003/Chickering,%20Edwin.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8778960
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/54559
http://usaaf.com/8AF_SQD/357FG.html
   
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 1942-1943, P-39 Airacobra
From Year
1942
To Year
1943
   
Personal Memories
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 P-39 Airacobra Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications
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Model Bell P-39M Airacobra
Length 30.15 ft | 9.19 m
Width 33.99 ft | 10.36 m
Height 11.84 ft | 3.61 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison V-1710-83 water-cooled engine generating 1,200hp.
Empty Weight 5,611 lbs | 2,545 kg
MTOW 8,400 lbs | 3,810 kg
Max Speed 386 mph | 621 km/h | 335 kts
Max Range 650 miles | 1,046 km
Ceiling 35,991 ft | 10,970 m | 6.8 miles
Climb Rate 3,333 ft/min (1,015.9 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 1 x 37mm cannon mounted in the nose
2 x 12.7mm machine guns
4 x 7.62mm machine guns

Up to 500lbs of external ordnance as needed.
Accommodations 1




   
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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2016
   
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  138 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Case, Robert
  • Kaiser, Harry, Cpl, (1942-1945)
  • Leinweber, Gerald, Maj, (1941-1953)
  • McGee, Charles Edward, Brig Gen, (1942-1973)
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