FLY THE T-33 "T-BIRD" - AMERICA'S FIRST JET TRAINER
This adventure has limited availability.
Please call for details and alternatives: 800-644-7382
The Adventure: Get ready
to meet the legendary T-33 jet trainer. A variation of the F-80
jet fighter, the T-33 was America’s very first jet trainer. It’s
still a favorite of pilots today, who love the jet’s gliding ability.
The Location: Flights take
place at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, California.
Founded in 1957 with six airplanes, the Planes of Fame Museum
now features 140 aircraft, including the world’s largest collection
of Japanese planes. Many of the museum’s aircraft appear in popular
movies and tv shows. When you fly the T-33, you receive membership
to the museum and access to facilities.
The T-33: The “T-Bird” is
capable of speeds in excess of 500 mph. It was manufactured by
Lockheed and was used by the Air Force for pilot training until
1990. It features a pressurized cabin, dual controls and ejection
seats. A Canadian version of the T-33 features a slightly different
Questions & Answers
Can I fly in anything else at the museum?
Yes! The museum offers member flights in several other
historic aircraft. We can provide flights in a P-51
Mustang, a P-47 Thunderbolt,
a P-40 Warhawk, an F4U
Corsair, a P-38 Lightning
and an SBD Dauntless. Fly
a Legend of World War II.
How much is it? Packages
start at $2950 and include museum membership and benefits. Because
our pilots and planes have busy performance schedules, advance
reservations are mandatory.
For more information on this exciting opportunity, call 800-644-7382
Wing span: 38' 10.5"
Height: 11' 8"
Length: 37' 8"
Wt. Empty: 8,100 lbs.
Gross: 15000 lbs
Power: Allison J33-35 5,400 lbs. thrust at 11,500 rpm
at sea level
Max speed: 580 mph
Range: 1,345 miles
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