AIRCRAFT  

 

                             1ST flt.             2nd flt.              3rd flt.              4th flt.

                            717-804            722                  727                  732

                            718-806            723                  728                  733

                            719                   724                  729                  734

                            720                   725                  730                  735

                            721                   726                  731                  736

                                                                                                    759

                                                                                                    816

 

    The first Aircraft arrived April 27, 1954 starting with serial number 52-22717 and we started with 21aircraft.The last aircraft later to arrive was 53-33816, 53-33816 was the last KC-97G built by Boeing Aircraft. Aircraft 52-22717 and 52-22718 left in September 1954 and was replaced with 52-22804 and 52-22806 on Sept. 3,1954. Aircraft 52-22718 is still flying today; it belongs to the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation www.spiritoffreedom.org.They bought Aircraft 53-33816 for parts to keep 52-22718 flying.

 98th Air refueling Sqdn. Web site-    www.98th-ars-vets-asso.org

Aircraft Serial Number Web site-      home.att.net/~jbaugher/usafserials.html

 

 

 

 

Line Chiefs                Flight Chiefs                                             Post Flight

Jack Williams            A FLT.-Rudy Lyon                              Avis St. Roman

Rudy Lyon                 B FLT- Stanley Porter                         Richard Dziubanek

Asst. line chief           C FLT_Raymond Faszczewski            James Hietter                                                        

John Akins                 C FLT_Later was Joe Volden              Ernest Ellis

                                   D FLT- Jessie Glover                           Cecil Garee

                                                                                                 Ronald Glessner

                                  Maintance Off.                                      Ronald Immerfall

                                   Frank Faulker                                       Rudolph Leon

                                  William Berglin                                    Jose Perrusquia

                                   Myron France                                      Roland Ridd

                                  Chief Clerk                                          Gerald Hutkowski

                                   James Mitchell                                    Raymond Stassin

                                  Adm. Clerk                                           Burl Wurm

                                   Steve Dunn                                          Phillip Kaspar

 

 

 

                

                 F M S

Joseph Borkowski         Tool Crib

James Jennings              Supply

Paul Merolla                 Org. Supply

Charles Miller               Machinist

Earl Rexroth                  Maintenance

Kenneth Sawin              Field Maintenance

Charles Price                 Acft. Mechanic

Charles Siebert              Eng/Acft. Mechanic

Daniel Zaha                  Engine Mechanic

Thomas McFarland       Engine Mechanic

Donald Hoffmann         P.M.S Engine Mechanic

Dale Haley                    Engine Cond.

Lawrence Mau              Engine Mechanic

James McNeill              Engine Shop

Dale Osburn                  Fabrication

 

 

 

 

 

Aircraft                     Crew chief                                     Asst. Crew Chief

52-22717

52-22718

52-22804       Raymond Steube                                     George Olson

52-22806       M/sgt. Dye-Willie Williams                   Eldon Wiese- Marvin (Ray) Rogers

52-22719       Robert Wagner- Joseph  Mammano       Raymond Steube-George Moore

52-22720       David Cane-Wesley Blankenship          George Padamonsky

52-22721       Robert Parker                                         Raymond Steube

52-22722       Oakie Johnson-Edward McEven            Donald Duckert

52-22723      Arch Johnson-Francis Dronzek

52-22724       Joe Volden-James R Svengard               James R Svengard

52-22725       Allen Vosburgh

52-22726      Jim Baker-Bob Campbell

52-22727                                                                       Andy Andrews

52-22728      Clarence Martin                                  Wayne Stoegbauer-Richard Workman

52-22729     Ross O. (Smitty) Smith- Frank Kelso       Richard  (Dick) Workman

52-22730    Duane Benson

52-22731    George Padamonsky

52-22732    Brooks

52-22733    Maurice Sergent

52-22734    Henry Supel

52-22735    T/sgt. (Sweed) Henrickson-Berry Goldberg

52-22736    Elmer Recker-Donald Frederickson-Atlas Pickett     Billy G Brown   

52-22759       John Miller

53-33816     William McBride                              Eldon Wiese

 

Crew Chiefs                                                    Asst. Crew Chiefs

James Gelline                                                  Alvin Sowers

Afton Garrett                                                   Gary Dawley

Henry Welden                                                  Ronald Gura

Thomas Decker                                                Dale Sampson

Arnold Hatfield                                                Fred Whitlock

Raymond Herman                                            John Roman

James McClure

Dale Shaw

Alvin Storesund

Fredrick Luebaker

Anthony Nicolleti

Thomas Propes

Donald Rankin