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    Airframe Family: Lockheed L-80/P-80/T-33/TO/TV Shooting Star / T2V Sea Star / CT-133 Silver Star / F-94 Starfire
    Latest Model:F-80C
    Last Military Serial:47-0171 USAAF
    Construction Number:080-1932
    Latest Owner or Location:Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Camp Dodge NGB, Des Moines, Iowa

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    Dates

    Event

    Circa 1947

    Constructed as a P-80C-1-LO by Lockheed at Burbank, California, USA.

    Circa 1947

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Army Air Force with s/n 47-0171.

    In 1948

    Redesignated as F-80C.

    By 1995

    To Rickenbacker Airport, Columbus, Ohio, United States.
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    After March 2001

    Transported by ground.
    Sent to Sioux City, IA, for restoration and display by Iowa ANG, but initially placed in storage.

    By 12 January 2011

    Restoration started.

    On 12 January 2011


    Photographer: Michael Vogt, Iowa Gold Star Museum Curator
    Notes: At the paint shop in Sioux City, IA

    Restoration completed.
    Markings Applied: 55-8626
    Marked as a F-80C based at Sioux City in 1955.

    In April 2011

    To Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Camp Dodge NGB, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
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    On 15 September 2012


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    On 15 September 2012


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield

    On 15 September 2012


    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield


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    Credits
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    Print Sources
    U.S. Military Out of Service 2010 by Andy Marden

    Individual Contributors
    Glenn Chatfield
    Mike Henniger

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