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Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star
Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star
44-83020 to 44-83035

Lockheed XP-80 Shooting Star/44-83020
  • First Prototype.
  • 1/8/1944: First flight.
  • 1944-45: USAF 412th FG as 78.
  • AAF Training Command.
  • 11/8/1946: Donated to the Smithsonian Museums.

Lockheed XP-80 Shooting Star/44-83021
  • Second Prototype.
  • 6/10/1944: First flight.
  • 1945: USAF 4144th ABU.
  • 3/20/1945: Crashed on Highway 99 near Rosamond, CA due to engine failure.

Lockheed XP-80 Shooting Star/44-83022
  • Third Prototype.
  • 8/1/1944: First flight.
  • Modified with a second seat for an observer.
  • Used as an engine testbed for the XP-90 program.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83023
  • 9/13/1944: First flight.
  • 1945: USAF 4144th ABU.
  • 1945-47: Bailed to NACA at Ames Labs, CA for high-speed tests.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83024
  • 1944: Modified as XF-14 photo recon variant.
  • 12/6/1944: Crashed after a midair collision with a Lockheed owned B-25J near Muroc Field, CA.
    • Pilot was fatally injured.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83025
  • 1944: USAF 4025th BU.
  • 10/20/1944: Crashed on its maiden flight near Burbank, CA due to engine failure. Pilot was killed.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83026
  • 12/1944: Shipped to England for tests.
  • 1/28/1945: Crashed at RAF Burtonwood, England due to engine fire. Pilot was killed.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83027
  • 12/1944: Shipped to England for tests.
  • Bailed to the British government for tests.
  • 11/14/1945: Crashed in England after engine failure.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83028
  • 12/1944: Shipped to Foggia, Italy for combat tests.
  • 1945: USAF 1st FG.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83029
  • 12/1944: Shipped to Foggia, Italy for combat tests.
  • 1945: USAF 1st FG.
  • 8/2/1945: Crashed near Brandenburg, KY on a ferry flight. Pilot was killed.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83030
  • --info needed.--

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83031
  • USAAF 412th FG.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83032
  • 1945: USAF 4144th ABU.
  • 1945: USAF 31st FS (412th FG).
  • 1945: USAF 445th FS (412th FG).
  • 7/9/1945: Crashed at Muroc Field, CA due to engine failure.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83033
  • 1945: USAF 31st FS (412th FG).

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83034
  • 1945: USAF 31st FS (412th FG) as 34.

Lockheed YP-80A Shooting Star/44-83035
  • --info needed.--

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