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Aug 04 2017

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Bolivia retires last active Lockheed T-33

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On July 31st, the Bolivian Air Force’s Grupo Aéreo de Caza 31 retired the last four T-33 in military service worldwide, thus putting an end to the military career of Lockheed’s iconic jet trainer and light aircraft, which first flew in 1948. The T-33 served an impressive 44 years in Bolivia.

More on this topic from Jane’s 360.

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