Tag: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

Bolivia retires last active Lockheed T-33

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 …

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T-33 makes belly landing in Utah

An emergency landing by a T-33 which couldn’t lower its gear went very well at St Georges Municipal Airport on Friday February 3rd. The pilot was reported to have flown several passes to burn remaining fuel while the airport services foamed the runway for the anticipated belly-landing. The T-33, which carries a fictional Blue Angels …

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Pacific Aviation Museum receives a T-33

The Pacific Aviation Museum has received a Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star jet trainer, which became the museum’s 28th aircraft. The aircraft was used at Honolulu Community College, and was donated to the museum. It will be available for viewing by visitors in Hangar 79, where the aircraft will undergo restoration by the museum’s Lt. Ted …

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