Canadair CT-133 Silver Star - Brandon MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 54.093 W 099° 56.121
14U E 432829 N 5528104
Quick Description: This airplane is mounted on a pole on Hwy 10 at the entrance to McGill Field - Brandon Municipal Airport.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 9/14/2011 8:55:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMCJZ6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 5

Long Description:
Some sources list the serial number as #133130 but the number on the tail is definitely 21130

This is from the Canadian Air Force website. (visit link)
In March 1948, the first Lockheed-built T-33 Silver Star took to the air, ushering in a long and brilliant career for what has commonly become known as the T-Bird - the world's first purpose-built jet trainer. Canada is one of the last NATO countries which continues to fly the T-Bird under his Canadian Forces designation: CT-133. The fleet has been officially retired in 2001 except for 4 CT133s which continue to fly at AETE Cold Lake, Alberta.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Canadair (Lougheed) CT-133 Silver Star

Tail Number: (S/N): 21130

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Entrance to airport

inside / outside: outside

Other Information:: Not listed

Access restrictions: Not listed

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