Planes of Fame Airshow 2015: Korean War Jet Fighters

Joining the piston engined warbirds in the Korean War (1950-1953) flying display at the Planes of Fame Airshow 2015 were a number of classic jets from that era including a Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star two-seat trainers (developed from the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star jet fighter), a Canadian variant of the T-33 the Canadair CT-133 and a mighty North American F-86F Sabre. The Sabre was meant to be joined by its nemesis the Soviet designed Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 but a technical issue occurred whilst the jet was taxiing to the flight line and it withdrew from the Sunday airshow display. None the less the flying display was well done and it was great to see these early jets take to the skies.

MiG-15 Planes of Fame Airshow 2015
Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 in North Korean markings
MiG-15 Planes of Fame Airshow 2015
The MiG-15 taxied out towards the runway but encountered a technical issue and did not fly
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star Planes of Fame 2015 Airshow
A nice pairing of Lockheed T-33 Shooting Stars
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star Planes of Fame 2015 Airshow Ace Maker II
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star “Ace Maker II”
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star Planes of Fame 2015
The Planes of Fame Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star is actually a Canadair CT-133
USAF early jet age formation of T-33's and a North American F-86 Sabre Planes of Fame 2015
USAF early jet age formation of T-33’s and a North American F-86 Sabre
USAF early jet age formation of T-33's and a North American F-86 Sabre Planes of Fame 2015
Korean War flypast
USAF early jet age formation of T-33's and a North American F-86 Sabre Planes of Fame 2015
USAF early jet age formation of T-33’s and a North American F-86 Sabre Planes of Fame 2015
F-86F Planes Of Fame 2015
North American F-86F Sabre “Jolley Roger”
Planes of Fame F-86F was manufactured in 1949
This Planes of Fame F-86F was manufactured in 1949
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