- Warplanes. Farndon, John // Buildings & Transportation;2003, p20
The German Messerschmidt Me 262 was the first jet fighter. The Lockheed Shooting Star was the first successful U.S. jet fighter. In the 1950s aircraft began flying close to the ground to avoid detection by radar. The Hawker Harrier had swiveling jets for vertical takeoff. Airborne Early...
- SKUNK WORKS DAYS. Garrison, Peter // Aviation History;Jan2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p38
The article discusses the history of the design and construction of the XP-80A Shooting Star prototype, a Lockheed jet fighter airplane. It was created in 1943 at the World War II secret workshop of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation known as the Lockheed Skunk Works and its design, testing, and...
- AIRLINES KEEP 'EM FLYING. Mueller, Dave; Redman, W.; Galenczykowski, Don; Pettersen, Ralph M.; Whitby, Steve // Air Classics;Feb2008, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p52
Several letters to the editor are presented including a response to the article "Flagship Detroit" in the January 2008 issue, a comment on the cover of the December 2007 issue--Rare Bear and September Fury, and a letter from a reader who enclosed some pictures of Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star.
- P-82 Twin Mustang. Onorato, Jim // Model Airplane News;Jul2001, Vol. 129 Issue 7, p54
Features P-82 Mustang, an airplane model by World Models Manufacturing Company in the United States. Physical description of the product; Engine requirement of the model; Use of transparent dummy cowl in the engine installation; Flight performance of P-82 models. INSET: FLIGHT PERFORMANCE..
- CORRESPONDENCE. Schumacher, Richard; McNaughton, Marc; Simmons, Jeffrey Scott; Birken, David; Rola, Keith; Wisniewski, Mark E.; Schaefer, Daniel R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/11/2009, Vol. 170 Issue 19, p10
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including an article on the Ares-1 launch vehicle in the April 27, 2009 issue, the article "Crash Prosecutions Have Merit" in the April 27, 2009 issue and one about the P-8 Poseidon aircraft in the April 13,...
- CLASSIC CIVIL AND MILITARY AIRCRAFT FROM THREE DECADES. TAYLOR, NORM // Air Classics;Jul2013, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p56
The article focuses on classic civilian and military aircrafts built in the U.S. and Germany between 1940 and 1970. It mentions Fi 156 Storch, a German liaison aircraft built by German aircraft manufacturer Gerhard Fieseler Werke and French aircraft manufacturing company AÃ©roplanes Morane...
- T-33A shooting star. Kauk, John // Model Airplane News;Apr99, Vol. 127 Issue 4, p44
Features the airplane model of the Kyosho T-33 designed after the Lockheed T-33A jet-powered trainer used by the United States Air Force. Design based on a lengthened F-80C Shooting Star fighter; Specifications; Fan and wing assembly; Fuselage construction; Finishing instructions. INSET:...
- Historic Aircraft. Polmar, Norman // Naval History;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
Features the jet-propelled combat aircraft P-80 Shooting Star in the United States. Role of Lockheed Corp. in the development of the aircraft; Physical description and capabilities; Procurement of single-seat P-80C for the US Navy.
- Czech Model F-80C Shooting Star. Jones, Al // FineScale Modeler;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p64
The article evaluates Czech Model miniature 1/32 scale F-80C Shooting Star fighter plane.