Silver Star

Silver Star, CT-133, Mark III


Tail #:  21435

Dimensions:  Wingspan: 13m, Length: 11.49m Height: 3.6m

Max Weight:  7,620 kg

Max Speed:  917 km/h

Crew:  2 crew in ejection seats

Role:  Trainer, Electronic Warfare Trainer, Target Towing

In service:  1953-2005

This Silver Star is painted to represent the colours of the ‘Red Knight,’ a solo aerobatic pilot who performed from 1959-1968. The museum’s aircraft was not a Red Knight but served with VU 33 Squadron on Vancouver Island. The last Canadian T-33 flew on March 31, 2005, in Cold Lake.

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