Meltzer, Harvey, SMSgt

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Current Service Status
USAF Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
43190-Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent
Current/Last AFSC Group
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1975-1981, 7th Bombardment Wing, Heavy
Service Years
1955 - 1981
Senior Master Sergeant

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 1959-1963, HU/SU-16 Albatross
From Year
1959
To Year
1963
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: two, pilot and co-pilot
* Capacity: up to 30 passengers
* Length: 62 ft 10 in (19.16 m)
* Wingspan: 80 ft 0 in (24.4 m)
* Height: 25 ft 10 in (7.8m)
* Wing area: 883 ft (82 m)
* Empty weight: 20,000 lb ()
* Max takeoff weight: 33,000 lb (15,000 kg)
* Powerplant:
o 2 or 4 15KS1000 rocket, 1,000 lbf () each
o 2 Wright R-1820-76 Cyclone 9 radial engine, 1,425 hp (1,063 kW) each
* *Fuel Capacity :1,075 gal plus 2-300 US gal drop tanks (4,000 L plus 1,100 L drop tanks)

Performance

* Maximum speed: 205 knots (236 mph, 380 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 130 knots (150 mph, 241 km/h)
* Range: 2,477 nm (2,850 mi, 4,587 km)
* Service ceiling 21,500 ft (6,553 m)
* Additional lift utilizing two or four RATO 15KS1000 units with 15 seconds of solid propellant.

   
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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019
   
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  • Duquette, Paul, A1C, (1960-1965)
  • Garcia, Efren, MSgt, (1962-1987)
  • Gibbons, John, A1C, (1957-1961)
  • Going, Thomas, A2C, (1956-1960)
  • Jackson, Curtis, TSgt, (1954-1975)
  • Kammer, Ray, A1C, (1962-1966)
  • Kephart, James, A2C, (1961-1965)
  • Leipf, David, A1C, (1961-1965)
  • Nollette, Frank, CMSgt, (1958-1988)
  • Pierce, Eugene, A1C, (1961-1965)
  • Richards, Herbert, TSgt, (1958-1978)
  • Simonton, Ralph, MSgt, (1951-1972)
  • Torres, Rene, Capt, (1962-1967)
  • Warner, Dareld, CMSgt, (1958-1980)
  • Willey, Walter, SSgt, (1944-1986)
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