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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

A-7E Corsair II

 
 
A-7E Corsair II Marker image. Click for full size.
August 6, 2016
1. A-7E Corsair II Marker
Inscription.
Wingspan ...........38 Feet 9 Inches
Length .........46 Feet 15 Inches
Height .......... 16 Feet 2 Inches
Empty Weight .......... 19,127 Pounds
Maxium Weight .........42,000 Pounds
Powerplant......... One 15,000 lbst Allison TF41-a-2 Turbofan
Armament.........One M61A1 Vulcan 20mm Cannon and up to 20,000 pounds of ordnance
Maximum Speed.........693 mph
Service Ceiling......... 47,000 Feet
Range.......... 2,861 Miles
 
Location. 30° 26.638′ N, 91° 11.413′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street and South River Road, on the right when traveling south on Government Street. Click for map. Located at the Louisiana Memorial Plaza, part of the U.S.S. Kidd Museum complex. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); USCGC White Alder (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Archer Lejeune (within shouting distance of this marker); USS KIDD - "DD 661"
A-7E Corsair II Marker image. Click for full size.
August 6, 2016
2. A-7E Corsair II Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Kidd (about 400 feet away); Riverfront Plaza (about 400 feet away); Johnny Rivers (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam
 
A-7E Corsair II image. Click for full size.
August 5, 2016
3. A-7E Corsair II
 
 
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