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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 6: Jets, Canadair CT-133A Silver Star

Canadian Warplanes, Jets,

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star

Data current to 8 Sep 2019.

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133119), 1975.

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 1 (20), (Serial Nos. 14675-14694), Mk. 2 (1), (Serial No. 14695), Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3 (656), (Serial Nos. 21001-21656), later renumbered (Serial Nos. 133001-133656), Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (10), (Serial Nos. 51-6713 – 51-6717, 51-6743 – 51-6747), for a total of 687 aircraft.

 (DND Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Stars (Serial Nos. 21177, 21159, 21186, 21170) in formation, from No. 4 Advanced Flying School with NATO crews near Macdonald, Manitoba.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 133599), in a formation over Cold Lake, Alberta.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

F/L Harvey climbs into a Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 1 (Serial No. 14687), piloted by F/L Hallowell at Bluie West on the southern tip of Greenland. This was the beginning of a flight across the Atlantic on Operation Random.  The operation was completed by No. 1 Overseas Ferry Unit.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 1 (Serial No. 14687), on the tarmac at Bluie West in Greenland, where they landed for refuelling before completing Operation Random 14.

 (DND Photo via Chris Charland)

A former US Lockheed T-33A-1-LO Shooting Star re-designated Silver Star Mk. 1 (Serial No. 14679), given to Canada under the Mutual Assistance Program by the United States.  It is seen here serving with No. 1 (F) OTU at RCAF Chatham, New Brunswick.  A total of 20 Lockheed T-33A-1-LO's were given to Canada under the American Military Assistance program. They were designated the Silver Star Mk. 1 with a serial number range of 14675 to 14694.

 (RCAF Photos via Chris Charland)

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (Serial Nos. 51-6715).

 (DND Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 21057), Red Knight, coded RK, over Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 21628). 

 (RCAF Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3(Serial No. 21630), Red Knight.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Stars, possibly ca. 1959-60, when the Red Knight was based at RCAF Station Saskatoon along with the Central Flying School and 1 AFS.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No. 21168).

 (CF Photo SW-575)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3, RCN (Serial No. 21186).

(DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3RCN (Serial No. 21186).

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3RCN (Serial No. 21500), Golden Hawk support aircraft.

 (RCAF Photo, courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 21627).

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584937)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 cockpit, 13 May 1954.

 (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, CVA 180-5495)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 21434), Pacific National Exhibition, British Columbia, 1958.

(DND Photo)

Canadair CT-133 21118 over the air weapons range near Cold Lake.  The WPU crest appeared on the starboard nose of unit aircraft.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No. 21189), on the airfield at Decimomannu, Sardinia.

 (DND Photo)

Cpl. Al Ewing places a radop target in its receptacle on a 4 Wing Canadair CT-133 Silver Star at the Air Weapons Unit in Decimomannu, Sardinia, September 1958.

 (RCAF Photo via Mike Kaehler_

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 21118), target tug.

(DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 133186).

   (RCAF Photo)

Canadair CT-133A Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 133423).

 (Alain Rioux Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3, RCAF (Serial No. 133190), AETE, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.

 (CAF Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star Mk. 3, RCAF (Serial No. 21094), Canadian Forces Europe camouflage, CFB Baden-Soellingen, Germany.

 (Alain Rioux Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No, 133052).

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No, 133613) with extended pitot tube, in formation with a Canadair CF-116 Freedom Fighter, AETE, Cold Lake, Alberta.

(CF Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Canadair CT-133AN Silver Star Mk. 3 (Serial No. 133452), last flight, Trenton, 2005.

 (Bob Pionteck Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133446), 414 EWS, 417 CSS Cold Lake, Alberta, ca 2000.