Aviation Photo #1532312 Lockheed F-94C Starfire - USA - Air Force

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Marked as 50-1054, in reality was 50-0980. The distinctive elongated nose of the Lockheed F-94C Starfire at Wright-Patterson AFB. Intended as an interim type the Starfire scored kills in Korea and proved to be an effective night interceptor.
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    Michael Baldock
    USA - Air Force
    Lockheed F-94C Starfire
    Lockheed F-94 Starfire
    Lockheed F-94 Starfire
    880-8025
    50-1054
    FA-054
    Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB (Wright AFB)
    Ohio
    USA
    February 6, 1987
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Anonymous
4 years ago
I have flown this exact aircraft, FA054 while stationed at Dover AFB from 1953-1956. It was a sweet-flying beauty and more agile than you might think. You say that Tony Lavier was the only pilot to push it through the sound barrier but that's not true. I drove it through the barrier several times.
A great aircraft. Tony came to Dover on one occasion and flew a 94 with the tip tanks removed. Wow, what
he did with that 94 made us pilots drool. Jim Webster, 1/Lt retired.

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