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CT-133 Silver Star trainers

Two Canadair CT-133 Silver Star trainers of the Royal Canadian Navy flying over Angus MacDonald Bridge between Dartmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada), in 1957. The CT-133 was a Canadian-built Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star.

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

The T-33 "T-Bird" was developed from the Lockheed P-80/F-80 by lengthening the fuselage by slightly over three feet and adding a second seat, instrumentation and flight controls. It was initially designated as a variant of the P-80/F-80, the TP-80C/TF-80C.


Canadair CT-133 Silver Star

The Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, model number CL-30 was the Canadian license-built version of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star jet trainer aircraft, in service from the 1950s to 2005. The Canadian version was powered by the Rolls Royce Nene 10 turbojet, whereas the Lockheed production used the Allison J33.