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T-33 "T-Bird"

T-33 "T-Bird" flown from 1953 - 1960

T-33 "T-Bird" flown from 1953 - 1960

Dates assigned: 1953 - 1960

Crew:
Two

Length: 37 ft 9 in (11.2 m)

Wingspan: 38 ft 10.5 in (11.5 m)

Height: 11 ft 8 in (3.3 m)

Empty weight: 8,300 lb (3,775 kg)

Max takeoff weight: 15,100 lb (6,865 kg)

Powerplant: 1× Allison J33-A-35 centrifugal compressor turbojet, 5,400 lbf (23 kN)

Maximum speed: 600 mph (970 km/h)

Range: 1,275 mi ferry (2,050 km)

Service ceiling: 48,000 ft (14,600 m)

Cost: $200,000

Armament:

Guns: 2 × 0.50 in (12.7 mm) Browning M3 machine guns with 350 rpg (for AT-33)

Hardpoints: 2 with a capacity of 2,000 lb (907 kg) of bombs or rocket pods