Near Elk Fork in Vinton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lockheed T33 Shooting Star
of 5,200 lb thrust
Span - 38 ft.-10.5 in.
Length - 37 ft.-9 in.
Height - 11 ft.-4 in.
Weight - 8,084 lbs. empty
Max Takeoff - 14,442 lbs.
Max Speed - 600 mph
Cruising Speed - 455 mph
Range - 1,345 miles
Service Ceiling - 46,800 ft.
Crew - 2
Built between 1948 and 1959, a total of 6,000 were built. Their primary use was as a trainer. This plane came from Rickenbacker ANG. Base, and is on loan to Vinton Co. Airport form the United States Air Force National Museum Wright Patterson A.F.B. Ohio
Erected by Vinton County Airport.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Cold • War, Korean.
Location. 39° 19.616′ N, 82° 26.377′ W. Marker is near Elk Fork, Ohio, in Vinton County. Memorial is on Airport Road (County Road 22), on the left when traveling east. Marker and aircraft are on display at the Vinton County Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Arthur OH 45651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Creola (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Cox Covered Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Forest Of Honor (approx. 3.6 miles away); Life in Zaleski (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Hanging Rock Blast Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); From Forest to Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Furnace Legacy (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hope Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Also see . . . T-33 Shooting Star. (Submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,415 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.