FSX Lockheed RT-33A Photo Recon. This is the Tim Conrad T-33 (T-Bird) updated for Flight Simulator X. Design work for the Lockheed P-80 began in 1943 with the first flight on 8 January 1944. Following on the Bell P-59, the P-80 became the first jet fighter to enter full squadron service in the United States Army Air Forces. This aircraft is the photo recon version, a RT-33. The RT-33A carried a 12-inch focal length nose oblique camera and 6-inch cameras in the left, right and vertical 'tri-met' stations. This aircraft has new 2D and 3D fully functioning cockpits and new effects. Package includes pictures and history of the T-33 nicknamed "The Ace Maker". Textures and updates by Mark Rooks of RDG Aircraft.