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T-33
Shooting Star

MANUFACTURER

Lockheed

TYPE

T-33A Shooting Star

SERIAL NUMBER

16718/TR-999

COUNTRY

U.S.A.

ROLE

Jet Trainer

LENGTH

37 Ft 9 In

WING SPAN

38 Ft 10 In

HEIGHT

11 Ft 8 In

MAX SPEED

580 mph

MAX ALTITUDE

47,000 Ft

RANGE

1,345 miles

ENGINE

1x Allison J35 Turbojet giving 6,600 Lbs thrust

CREW

2. Pilot & Student

HISTORY

Supplied to the French Air Force in the 1950ís and served with 314 Groupement Ecole before being returned to the USAF almost thirty years later. It was planned to be delivered to Turkey in 1986 but refused to start at RAF Sculthorpe, and was subsequently offered to the CNAM.  16718 arrived at the museum on 31st May 1986 and is currently painted silver with black trim.

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