F-86 Sabre

F-86 Sabre

Book Title: F-86 Sabre

Author: Ronald Easley

Format: Paperback | 96 pages

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN-13: 9781840374117

With its distinctive wail, it is remembered from the 1950s for its air superiority in the Korean War where it tangled with Russia's MiG-15 in the first jet versus jet combats. It was the first experience of high-speed jet flight for the NATO air forces and it closed the gap with the previously superior Soviet jet fighters. The design borrowed heavily from World War II German high speed flight research but was truly a pilot's aeroplane. This title offers an introduction the aircraft and includes full technical specifications, complete operational history and first-hand accounts of flying the aircraft.