James, Pizzigati, Sgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30151-Aircraft Electronic Navigation Equipment Repairman
Current/Last AFSC Group
Avionics Maintenance
Service Years
1968 - 1972
Enlisted Collar Insignia
Sergeant

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 1969-1970, A-7 Corsair II (Sluf)
From Year
1969
To Year
1970
   
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 A-7 Corsair II (Sluf) Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Vought A-7E Corsair II
Length 46.13 ft | 14.06 m
Width 38.71 ft | 11.80 m
Height 16.08 ft | 4.90 m
Engine(s) 1 x Allison / Rolls-Royce TF41-A-1 turbofan engine generating 15,000lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 18,942 lbs | 8,592 kg
MTOW 42,000 lbs | 19,051 kg
Max Speed 659 mph | 1,060 km/h | 572 kts
Max Range 564 miles | 908 km
Ceiling 42,999 ft | 13,106 m | 8.1 miles
Climb Rate Not Available
Hardpoints 8 (two reserved strictly for Sidewinder AAM)
Armament 2 x 20mm single-barrel cannons (early)
1 x 20mm 6-barrel rotary cannon (later models)

Mission-specific armament on 8 external hardpoints (two side-fuselage positions reserved exclusively for AIM-9 Sidewinder AAM) may include:

AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles, iron free fall bombs, Laser-Guided Bombs, AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles, munition dispensing pods and rocket pods.
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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017
   
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  45 Also There at This Aircraft:
 
  • Arnott, W. Scott, Lt Col, (1968-1995)
  • Ashley, Larry, SMSgt, (1970-1990)
  • Blackburn, John, SMSgt, (1967-1987)
  • Brown, Larry, TSgt, (1966-1986)
  • Buckner, Charlie, TSgt, (1960-1980)
  • Cain, David, SSgt, (1969-1973)
  • Caron, Raymond, CMSgt, (1966-1996)
  • Daugherty, Thomas, TSgt, (1968-1972)
  • Davis, Mike, SSgt, (1969-1976)
  • Dye, Randle, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Fabin, Jim, MSgt, (1969-1989)
  • Faulkenberry, Tom, TSgt, (1953-1974)
  • Hadden, Thomas R., MSgt, (1966-1991)
  • Hesslink, Thomas, CMSgt, (1953-1981)
  • Horton, David, CMSgt, (1962-1983)
  • Horton, Essie, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Huggins, John, MSgt, (1966-1988)
  • Hurt, Frank, Sgt, (1968-1974)
  • Laufer, John, CMSgt, (1961-1991)
  • Lindale, Phillip, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Morgan, Ronald, Sgt, (1970-1973)
  • Newby, William, SSgt, (1968-1972)
  • Nichter, Gerald, MSgt, (1968-1992)
  • Owen, Michael, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Riley, George, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Sandoval, Joe, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Scroggins, David, SSgt, (1964-1972)
  • Stults, Donald, MSgt, (1961-1983)
  • Talbott, Ronald, Sgt, (1969-1973)
  • Tepera, Edwin, CMSgt, (1962-1987)
  • Tholl, John, SSgt, (1964-1972)
  • Thomas, Gary, Sgt, (1970-1974)
  • Thomas, Johnny, SSgt, (1967-1971)
  • Venne, Paul, MSgt, (1970-1990)
  • Webb, James, MSgt, (1967-1989)
  • Whitmore, Keith, A1C, (1966-1970)
  • Wilt, Benjamin, SSgt, (1966-1974)
  • Wolf, Robert, SMSgt, (1970-2006)
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