Lockheed T-33A
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Lockheed - T-33A - 1948 - США
Страна: США
Год: 1948


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Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star, T-33 и T2V/T-1 SeaStar

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  Компания "Lockheed" ко времени окончания серийного выпуска построила всего 1732 самолета P-80 Shooting Star (с 1947 года обозначались F-80), хотя более востребован оказался учебно-тренировочный двухместный вариант T-33A. Этот самолет, в целом идентичный F-80, имел удлиненный фюзеляж - чтобы вместить второго летчика с расположением кресел по схеме тандем. T-33A находился в эксплуатации в авиации более чем 30 стран мира. Компания "Lockheed" построила 5691 такую машину, еще 210 самолетов были собраны в Японии компанией "Kawasaki", а компания "Canadair" построила 656 машин - они были оснащены двигателями Rolls-Royce Nene местной сборки и известны под обозначением CL-30 Silver Star. Часть учебно-тренировочных самолетов T-33 оставалась в эксплуатации даже в 2001 году.
  

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  TP-80C (позже TF-80C и T-33A): двухместный учебно-тренировочный самолет TP-80C облетан 22 марта 1948 года, после чего принят на вооружение ВВС США; построено 128 машин
  AT-33A: вариант T-33A для использования в составе небольших ВВС с вооружением для подготовки к применению бортового вооружения и для ведения операций против партизан (повстанцев)
  DT-33A: обозначение самолетов T-33A, переоборудованных для управления беспилотными мишенями
  NT-33A: обозначение самолетов T-33A, переоборудованных для специальных испытаний
  QT-33A: обозначение самолетов T-33A, переоборудованных в радиоуправляемые беспилотные мишени
  RT-33A: вариант самолета AT-33A для разведки (для небольших ВВС); построено 85 машин
  TO-2 (затем TV-2): вариант самолета T-33A для ВМС США
  TV-2D: обозначение самолетов TO-2/TV-2, переоборудованных для управления беспилотными мишенями
  TV-2KD: обозначение самолетов TO-2/TV-2, переоборудованных в радиоуправляемые беспилотные мишени
USA
Прототип TP-80C, пилотируемый Тони Левьером и Робертом Спуном, во время первого полета 22 марта 1948 года.
Первый опытный TP-80C

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Stars.
Lockheed TV-2.
Второй C-133A в испытательном полете, его сопровождает T-33A из состава ВВС США.
Ярко окрашенный беспилотный самолет QF-80 управлялся с земли или с борта T-33.
Lockheed T-33 is used as a test-bed for guidance systems for supersonic missiles. Electronics, developed by Ryan Aircraft, fit inside standard T-33 tip tank. The system operator gets a fix on a B-47 posing as an enemy aircraft, and a simulated attack is made. All information is telemetered to a ground station.
Mark Hanna familiarises himself with the Old Flying Machine Company’s newly-acquired Lockheed T-33, N33VC, at Duxford on May 4, 1999 while Carl Schofield looks on. Now registered N33VC, the aircraft is better known in its earlier guise as Ormond Haydon-Baillie’s G-OAHB Black Knight.
T-33 ВВС США и оборудование с него, объявленное «шпионским». Снимок конца 1950-х гг.
Тот же T-33 в музее г. Гирокастра. Видно, что от самолета мало что осталось.
Американский учебно-тренировочный самолет 1-го поколения T-33
CH-37B acting as an 'aircraft carrier' with an underslung Lockheed T-33A.
Production model for the U.S.N. of the private venture Model L-245 jet trainer is known as the T2V-1. The wingtip tank at the top belongs to a standard TV-2 (T-33A in the U.S.A.F.).
Germany
T-33A стали практически первыми самолетами вновь воссозданных "люфтваффе"

After a break of forty-two years the patee cross once again appears on a German aeroplane; a lockheed T-33 which was recently handed over to the West German Air Force by the U.S.A.F.
Turkey
One of the small number of Lockheed RT-33As remaining in the PAF inventory for the tactical reconnaissance role.
One of the ex-Luftwaffe T-33As employed Jor advanced training at Cigli which is also the commercial airfield for Izmir.
Среди первых потерь турок над Кипром были и T-33
Yugoslavia
Реактивный УТС T-33 ВВС Югославии
Учебный T-33 ВВС Югославии
Canada
Canadair Silver Stars.
Canadian-built T-33A Silver Star.
T-33 with Radop.
Spain
On May 2, 1954 six T-33As arrived on board the cargo ship 'Kingsport Victory' at Barcelona port, from where they were trucked to the city's airport.
Four of the first six T-33s arrived in Talavera on March 24, 1954 are seen here. Note the 'Mary Margaret' legend on the first example 51-17540, later E.15-3.
Several E.15s began operations carrying non­standard markings, including E.15-17 which arrived in Spain in March 1955.
E.15-25 showing the markings carried by Jet School aircraft early in 1959. The 'E' had just disappeared from the fuselage unit code. Scarcity of stencilled instructions is readily discernible.
High over the Guadiana River, E.15-12 during a high-g manoeuvre. Note early EdA and Jet School markings.
Three Jet School E.15s flying in echelon, mid-1958. E.15-4 sports the newly-created Jet School emblem on its tail and the former unit code, which included an unusual 'E'.
High over Extremadura, E.15-16 in pristine condition, revealing a recent overhaul. Readily discernible are the undernose antennae of the AN/ARN-21 TACAN equipment.
After the F-86Fs were phased out of the Jet School, 732 Escuadron received half the E.15s assigned to 731 Escuadron, including ‘E.15-41’.
The refurbishing line at CASA-Sevilla with one of the E.15s sporting unit markings in the '73-6X' range, 73-67 in this case. Photographs of machines carrying these unusual codes are extremely rare even though they were operated at Talavera for more than a year.
On May 21, 1971 SF-5-equipped 21 Ala was formed, keeping six E.15s, including E.15-53, at Son San Juan in the summer of 1977.
E.15-36 of Ala de Caza 4. Note the lack of tail cross, unofficial position of fuselage roundels and lack of wingtip tanks. The nose-band was medium green.
An Ala de Caza 3 T-33A - a rare image. The unit had three on strength for almost a year.
Lt Santaner removes the filler cap of a T-33's wings tanks. Note what appears to be a coloured band around the nose of E.15-15 '73-15', leading to the suspicion that some Jet School T-33s could have sported such markings - perhaps yellow?
Pictured at San Pablo (Sevilla) during an open day held very likely in the summer of 1965, E.15-35 sports unusual unit markings (including orange nose band and a version of the Ala de Caza 5 badge) of the so-called 157 Escuadron de Servicios (157th Service Squadron). The real task of this unit remains unknown to the authors.
Ready to take off from Son San Juan, E.15-59 sporting the colours of the fet School's 731 Escuadron. The photo might have been taken shortly after delivery to the EdA as denoted by the traces of the nose lettering and rear fuselage USAF markings. The pod beneath the mid­fuselage served as a baggage carrier.
E.15-34, in Ala de Caza 1 markings, remained at Manises for many years. It is believed to have been assigned to the unit's 11 Escuadron (red nose-band).
Examples of the second batch of T-33s received by the EdA, probably on the Talavera ramp. These aircraft don’t seem to have ever carried USAF markings other than the tail serial number.
Civil
The first civil-registered T-33, constructed from parts of several military counterparts;
Ormond Haydon-Baillie has added a third Lockheed T-33, N12420, to his collection at Duxford.
Other
Lockheed T-33A DT-491. A dozen of the twenty-seven supplied in 1953 remained in service until early this year but have now been withdrawn
Belgian A.F. Lockheed T-33 FT-28 after overhaul by Fairey S. A., 23/3/77
China's museum contains several examples of aircraft that have defected to the People's Republic of China from Taiwan. They include this T-33 with yellow nose and tip tanks and red fin.
Paul Berry's photo of Lockheed T-33A 51-4413 which is preserved on the battlements of a castle at Gjirokaster in the south of Albania
An expansion of pilot training requirements in 1980 led to the acquisition of a dozen ex-Armee de l’Air Lockheed T-33As, later augmented by a further eight, and these serve with No 131 (Harrier) Sqn from Tengah, but will eventually be replaced by the S.211.
Доминиканский T-33A. Конец 1950-х гг.
Ударный вариант T-33A - AT-33 долгие годы был основным боевым самолетом ВВС Португалии


At Gifu, the Air Proving Wing (Koku Jikkendan) includes the ubiquitous Lockheed T-33A in its present inventory.
Three Lockheed T-33As of No 15 Squadron taking-off. This Squadron is based at Dhahran, and, together with Sabre-equipped No 7 Squadron, forms the RSAF's Operational Conversion Unit.
An overall view of the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, based in the old control tower of what used to be Dumfries Airfield. From left to right: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star FT-36; 22,000lb bomb; Dassault Mystere 318, North American F-100 Super Sabre 54-2163, Fairey Gannet, Varsity nose section and Bristol Sycamore.
RT-33
Unusual formation photographed by a Meteor of No.541 Squadron, R.A.F., Laarbruch, during the 3rd Central Region Reconnaissance Symposium held at H.Q. A.T.A.F. The Swift F.R.Mk.5 (XD 905) shows for the first time the ventral slipper tank. The all-silver Canberra (WT758) is a P.R.Mk.7, while the Shooting Star (TP-20) is a "rare bird", an RT-33A of the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
RT-33A получил новую носовую часть, в которой могли устанавливаться различные плановые или перспективные фотокамеры или их комбинации.
The ageing RT-33A shares the tactical reconnaissance task with a few RF-5As and is expected to remain in the RTAF inventory for some years.
One of the RT-33As in the inventory of the Grupo Aereo de Combate 2 based at Apiay.
NT-33
Aircraft currently in the fleet of the USAF Test Pilot School include (clockwise from left) the variable stability Learjet 23, Cessna A-37, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, de Havilland U-6 Beaver, Boeing KC-135, de Havilland UV-18 Twin Otter, Vought A-7, Northrop T-38A and Lockheed NT-33A.
QT-33
DATS (Dornier Aerial Target System) under the wing of a QT-33