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T-33 'Shooting Star' flown by Ray Mabrey in USAF Thunderbirds livery. NX12418.
The USAF Thunderblrds flew the F-84 Thunderjet and later the F-100 Super Sabre as their demonstration aircraft during the 1950s. The T-33 served as their narrator's aircraft and was used as the VIP press ride aircraft. The T-33 served in this capacity throughout the 1950s with the Thunderblrds.
Photo by Bob Nelson, July 25, 1992
1990 Bob Nelson (photographer), and 2015 Craig Maas for the scans