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57 Years in the Jet Stream Bob Krone: 1954-2011. MENU 1. Planes I Flew 2. Combat Planes & Flying: The Reality that Models Model 3. Space 4. Questions.

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1 57 Years in the Jet Stream Bob Krone:

2 MENU 1. Planes I Flew 2. Combat Planes & Flying: The Reality that Models Model 3. Space 4. Questions

3 North American T-6D Bob Krone flew, Pilot Training, Marana Air Base Arizona, 1953 Specs & Performance Span, 42 ft Length, 29 ft Height, 11 ft Weight, 5,617 lbs Armament, smoke rx Engine, PW, R-1340, 600 hp Crew, 2 Max Speed, 206 mph Cruise Speed, 145 mph Range, 1,000 miles Ceiling, 23,200 ft

4 North American T-28 Bob Krone flew pilot training 1953, Big Springs, Texas Specs & Performance Span, 41 ft Length, 32 ft Height, 13 ft Weight, Armament, 2, 50-Cal guns, 1800 lbs stores Engine, Wright R ,425 hp Crew, 2 Max Speed, 346 mph Cruise Speed, 230 mph Range, 1,060 miles Ceiling

5 Lockheed T-33A Bob Krone flew pilot training 1953, Big Springs, Texas Specs & Performance Span, 37 ft Length, 37 ft Height, 12 ft Weight, 15,000 lbs Armament, 2-50 cal machine guns, nose Engine, Allison, J-33, 5,400 lbs thrust Crew, 2 Max Speed, 525 mph Cruise Speed, 455 mph Range, 1,000 miles Ceiling, 45,000 ft.

6 2006 Tamiya Catalog

7 Lt Jack Harper With F-84G 50 Cal Ammunition, Turner AFB, GA 1954

8 F-84F Thunderstreak

9 F-84Fs, Turner AFB, Georgia Specs & Performance Span, 34 ft Length, 43 ft Height, 15 ft Weight, 27,000 lbs Armament, 5, 50 cal machine guns, Rx, 6,000 lbs bombs Engine, Wright J65 7,220 lbs thrust Crew, 1 Max Speed, 685 mph Cruise Speed, 535 mph Range, 1,900 miles Ceiling, 44,450 ft

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11 Fifty-Four Years Ago 31 st Strategic Fighter Wing - F-84Fs Lead Crew of the Year Lt. Bob Krone

12 Specs & Performance Span, 33 Length, 47 Height, 15 Weight, 25,390 Armament, 4/50Cal Machine Guns, wing Engine, J-65-W-7 7,800 lbs thrust Crew, One Max Speed, 629mph Cruise Speed, 542mph Range, 2,000 miles Ceiling 39,390 RF-84F, 1955 High-Flight, Republic Aviation, NY to Denmark RF84F - Thunderflash

13 North American F-100D/F Bob Krone flew Turner AFB, Georgia ; Itazuke AB, Japan Specs & Performance Span, 39 ft Length, 54 ft Height, 16 ft Weight, 38,048 Armament, 4 M-39, 20mm cannons, 5000 lbs ext stores Engine, PW J-57, 16,000 lbs thrust Crew, 1/2 Max Speed, 926 mph Cruise Speed, 590 mph Range, 1,970 miles Ceiling, 55,000 ft

14 F-100 & KC-135 Probe and Drogue Air Refueling

15 F-100 Super Sabre Turner AFB Georgia 1957

16 Pipers & Cessnas Bob Krone flew Aero Clubs

17 North American F-86A Bob Krone flew Osan AB, Korea Specs & Performance Span, 37 ft Length, 37 ft Height, 15 ft Weight, 13,791 lbs Armament, 6 50 cal Rx, 2000 lbs bombs Engine, GE J-47, 5,200 lbs thrust Crew, 1 Max Speed, 685 mph Cruise Speed, 540 mph Range, 1200 miles Ceiling, 49,000 ft

18 Army Cessna 0-1, Bird Dog Bob Krone flew K-3 Korea Specs & Performance Span, 36 ft Length, 25 ft Height, 9 ft Weight, 2400 lbs Armament, smoke Rx Engine, Cont 0-470, 213 hp Crew, 2 Max Speed, 150 mph Cruise Speed, 115 mph Range, 530 miles Ceiling, 20,300 ft

19 Douglas C-47 Bob Krone flew Pittsburgh, PA Specs & Performance Span, 95 ft Length, 64 ft Height, 17 ft Weight, 33,000 lbs Armament, none Engine, 2 PW R-1830, 1,200 hp Crew, 6 Max Speed, 232 mph Cruise Speed, 175 mph Range, 1,513 miles Ceiling, 24,450 ft

20 North American T-39 Bob Krone flew Randolph AFB, TX Specs & Performance Span, 44 ft Length, 44 ft Height, 16 ft Weight, 18,650 lbs Armament, none Engine, 2 PW,J lbs thrust Crew, 2, 7 passengers Max Speed, 538 mph Cruise Speed, 500 mph Range, 1,348 miles Ceiling, 42,000 ft

21 2006 Tamiya Catalog Bob Krone checked out in the F-4 at Eglin AFB,FL, 1967 Max speed – 1,400 mph, Ceiling – 59,600

22 Republic F-105D/F Bob Krone flew George AFB, CA; McConnell AFB, KS; Korat Air Base, Thailand Specs & Performance Span, 35 ft * Max Speed, 1390 mph Length, 64 ft * Cruise, 778 mph Height, 20 ft * Range, 2206 miles Weight, 52,838 * Ceiling, 51,000 Engine, PW, J-75, 24,500 lbs thrust Crew, 1,2 Armament, M61 Vulcan 20mm cannon, 12,000 lbs ordnance

23 OLIVER NORTH INTRODUCTION OF ROLLING THUNDER, 2 OCT 2005, WAR STORIES, FOX NEWS

24 COMBAT FLYING MENU The F-105D, My combat airplane The North Vietnam Scene, Ending the 1965 Bombing Halt Mission Bob Krones 2006 Meaning of the Vietnam War You choose the subject(s) and the order

25 Korat Air Base Thailand Hanoi

26 Korat Air Base, Thailand

27 Mekong River -- Thailand-Laos Border

28 F-105D - Vietnam

29 Southeast Asia – Vietnam War Battle Damage - Captain Fred de Jongs F-105D Thunderchief

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32 Missile Radar Homing and Missile Launch Indicator – F-105D – April 1966

33 GAM 63 B - Bullpup Napalm Sidewinder AA 2000 Pound Bomb

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35 500 Pound Bombs450 Gallon Tank

36 The 469 th TFS Presents The 100 Mission Trophy to Bob Krone 3 Jun 1966, Korat Air Base, Thailand

37 Bob Krone Medals Silver Star Bronze Star 4 DFCs 11 Air Medals 100 Missions to North Vietnam – 125 Total SEA Missions

38 Major Bob Krones 100 th Mission over North Vietnam, USAF Video, 3 June 1966

39 Bob & Sue Krone at Air Force One - 19 March 2006

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41 Any Questions ?


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