Lockheed P-80 "Shooting Star"

XP-80

XP-80A

XP-80

These three planes were all prototypes to the P-80 Shooting Star. Top photo shows XP-80 with de Havilland H-1b turbojet. The two other shows XP-80A with General Electric J33-GE-9 turbojet.

 

Data P-80

Type

 Fighter

Armament

 6 x 12,7mm M2 Browning MG
2 x 454kg bombs
8 x rockets

Engine

 1 x Allison J33-A-35 centrifugal compressor turbojet 24kN

Weight

 Empty 3.820kg - Max take-off 7.646kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 965km/h

Year of construction

 1944 -

Quantity

 1715

User

 USA

Manufacturer

 Lockheed Aircraft Corporation