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    Hi!

    I was snooping around with Google Earth, and took a look at Davis-Montahn AFB in Arizona, where all the planes are stored in the desert. I came across a bunch of planes that to me looks like F-80/T-33s.



    Does anyone know if they are? There are very few F-80's flying today, and it would be cool if some of them could be returned to flying status..

    Skarphol
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    berg417448's Avatar Senior Member
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    Maybe the T-33's listed in this link:

    http://www.amarcexperience.com/AMARCDBAircraftTypes.asp

    There are a lot of older aircraft still stored at that site.
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    Thanks Berg, it seems like those planes are T-33's as there are a lot of them still there according to that list. No F-80s though.

    Skarphol
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    I agree that they look like T-33s, but could they also be T-2 Buckeyes?
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    T-2 wing shape and tail shape is different. Tip tanks look different too.

    http://www.tayyareci.com/amerikanucak/postww2/t-02f.jpg


    There are both T-33s and T-2s stored at that site.
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    Thanks for the 3-view. Some in the upper row seem a little T-2ish to me. I wouldn't put it past them to park the two types near each other, just to bug us...
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    These appear to be some of the T-2 aircraft at the site:
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    Originally posted by berg417448:
    These appear to be some of the T-2 aircraft at the site:


    T-33s abd T-2s were in service into the 1990's.
    last T-33 was retired about the year 2001.

    Unfortunately all will be scrapped
    unless "sold" to a foreign friendly AF.

    Sergio
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    Originally posted by erco415:
    I agree that they look like T-33s, but could they also be T-2 Buckeyes?
    No. Not ugly enough.

    cheers

    horseback
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    T-2 Buckeyes!!!



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