Lockheed P-80B Shooting Star

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Lockheed P-80B Shooting Star (1945-1958)
Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA
September 21, 2008

The P-80 was the first jet fighter used by the United States Army Air Force and prototypes actually saw action over Italy at the end of the Second World War.  During the Korean War it was designated the F-80.  The P-80B was the first model with an ejection seat.

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