(Shooting Star/Silver Star)
The most classic Jet warbird ever! 400 knots and 5200 lbs of thrust! The aircraft has boosted ailerons, a quick roll rate and excellent aerobatic capabilities. At 15,000 lbs, the T-33 is our largest fighter. This beautiful aircraft is painted in Thunderbird colors and has a wonderful pressurization and air conditioning system.
The single seat version of this aircraft (the P-80) fought the single seat Mig 15 in the world's first jet to jet combat.
Power loading: 2.5lbs per pound of thrust
Loop entry speed: 350 knots
Rate of climb, sea level: 6000 ft/min
Maximum level flight speed: 450 knots
Cruise speed: 350 knots