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Franklin in Franklin County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lockheed F-80

(P-80 & T-33)

 

—Shooting Star —

 
Lockheed F-80 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Lockheed F-80 Marker
Inscription.

• XP-80 Maiden Flight January 8, 1944
• F80-C Fighter Bomber in Korean Conflict
• Nov. 8, 1950 Lt. Russell J. Brown
shot down a Russian MiG-15
The First All Jet Air Battle

Spans 38 feet 10 inches
Weight 16,856 pounds
Cost $93,456

 
Location. 40° 6.071′ N, 98° 57.156′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Nebraska, in Franklin County. Marker is on 16th Avenue (U.S. 136) near Q Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Franklin City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin NE 68939, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Franklin Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Franklin Congregational Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dupee Hall of Music (about 600 feet away); Franklin County (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lockheed F-80 Fact Sheet. (Submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star Jef Fighter Video. (Submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
Lockheed F-80 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Lockheed F-80 and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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