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Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

The T-33 Shooting Star is on static display on the Stow, MA and is not accessible currently.

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Aircraft Specs
  • Crew 2
  • Length 37' 9"
  • Wing Span 38' 10.5"
  • Height 11' 8"
  • Power plant Allison J-33-A-35
  • Max. speed 600 mph
  • Range 1,275 miles
  • Service ceiling 48,000 feet

The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (or T-Bird) is a subsonic American jet trainer. It was produced by Lockheed and made its first flight in 1948. The T-33 was developed from the Lockheed P-80/F-80 starting as TP-80C/TF-80C in development, then designated T-33A. It was used by the U.S. Navy initially as TO-2, then TV-2, and after 1962, T-33B. The last operator of the T-33, the Bolivian Air Force, retired the type in July 2017, after 44 years of service.



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