Coliseum Central in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
No.51-9086 • USAF • Trainer
—Air Power Park Tour —
This T-33 trainer built by Lockheed Aircraft was accepted by the Air Force on April 28, 1953. Its career existed of only two Air Training Command units - one at Wichita AFB in Kansas and the other at Perrin AFB in Texas. It was sent to the NASA/Langley Research Center in November 1961 and was retired from service in January 1963.
Erected by Air Power Park. (Marker Number 012.)
Location. 37° 2.61′ N, 76° 22.019′ W. Marker is in Coliseum Central, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker can be reached from West Mercury Boulevard (U.S. 258) west of LaSalle Avenue (Virginia Route 167), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 413 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton VA 23666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Mercury Test Capsule (a few steps from this marker); A-7E Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker); Langley Field (within shouting distance of this marker); NACA (within shouting distance of this marker); NASA Space History (within shouting distance of this marker); M-2 Corporal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A-2 Polaris (about 300 feet away); F-101F Voodoo (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coliseum Central.
Categories. • Air & Space • War, Cold •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.