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.
Location. 39° 19.616′ N, 82° 26.377′ W. Marker is near Elk Fork, Ohio, in Vinton County. Marker is on Airport Road (County Road 22), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker and aircraft are on display at the Vinton County Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Arthur OH 45651, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cox Covered Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Furnace Legacy (approx. 5.3 miles away); From Forest to Furnace The Hanging Rock Blast Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); Life in Zaleski (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Hanging Rock Iron Region (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hope Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); Vinton County Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . . T-33 Shooting Star. (Submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.