F-80A-1-L0 ( 44-85022) of the 62nd Fighter Sqn, 56th Fighter Group, deployed to Germany July 1948. The Shooting Star was redesignated from P-80 in the previous month. (Left) The emblem of the 62nd Sqn.
F-80A-1 (44-85044) of the Flight Test Division, Wright Field, 1948. Note overall white finish of this aircraft.
F-80A-1 (44-85033) of the 61st Fighter Sqn, 56th Fighter Group, Selfridge Field, Michigan, summer 1948. (Left) 81st FS emblem and (right) 56th FG emblem appearing on port and starboard sides of nose respectively.
F-80A-1 (44-85088) serving as a transitional trainer with the Iowa Air National Guard,
F-80C-5 (47-547) of 36th Fighter-Bomber Sqn, 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing, serving in Korea in 1949. See individual emblem left.
P-80A-1-LO (44-85226) of 412th Fighter Group, 1946. Note light grey overall finish.
(Below and planview right) P-80B-5 (45-8590) of 94th Fighter Sqn, Ladd Field, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1947.
P-80B-5 (45-8590) of 94th Fighter Sqn, Ladd Field, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1947.
An F-80A-5 (44-85462) after conversion to QF-80F standard for pilotless operations. Note arrester hook.
RF-80A (44-85467) converted from F-80A-5 for photo-recce task. Note retention of fighter category "FT" buzz code.