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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
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 30° 26.638′ N, 91° 11.413′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Memorial is at the intersection of Government Street and South River Road, on the right when traveling south on Government Street. Located at the Louisiana Memorial Plaza, part of the U.S.S. Kidd Museum complex. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); USS Kidd Veterans Museum & Ship (here, next to this marker); USCGC White Alder
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August 6, 2016
2. A-7E Corsair II Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Archer Lejeune (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Ship (within shouting distance of this marker); USS KIDD - "DD 661" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flying Tiger (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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August 5, 2016
3. A-7E Corsair II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2016. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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