Sunday, August 9, 2009

F-86 Sabre



Few fighter aircraft are as recognizable as the U.S. Air Force's F-86 Sabre, with its gaping open front-end often compared to a shark's mouth ready to attack. Production on the Sabres began shortly after WWII, using information gleaned from Germany's defunct Luftwaffe. It was just in time for the Korean War, where the plane performed so well that 25 other countries would later adopt its design.

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