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North American F-86 Sabre

Another save from the Garage of Doom

Plucked from the Garage of Doom before I spent much of yesterday fighting the (small, thank goodness) leaks in the garage revealed by the Big Winter Storm that hit us. Revell's F-86D Sabre kit(s) allow a modeler to do the early and late [...]

Video: F-100F Super Sabre - Italeri + Trumpeter 1/72Aircraft Model

North American F-86D in 1/48 by Revell

Hi Folks! I just joint this community and thought I'd share one of my recent builds, the North American F-86D in 1/48 by Revell. It is the bir of Capt. A. G. Limpantsis 445th Fighter Interceptor Squadron Geiger AFB; Wa USA December [...]

KOREA: THE FORGOTTEN WAR 1/48 Hasegawa F-86F "The Huff"

First Lieutenant Jim Thompson's F-86F "the Huff" is famous for being famously photographed with the most astounding nose art of any USAF fighter in Korea. Thompson, a wingman in the 39th FIS of the 51st FIW, shot down a PLAAF [...]

KOREA: THE FORGOTTEN WAR - 1/48 Hasegawa F-86E-5(Can)Major John Bolt, USMC

The F-86 Sabre was the first really successful US jet fighter, with 9,800 Sabres produced between 1949-60 in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Italy and Australia. The F-86A was capable of supersonic flight in a dive, though the airplane was [...]

The North American F-86K(aasjager) of the RNLAF (1956-1964)

This kit from Special Hobby sure has it's challenges. Most difficult part was connecting the wings to the fuselage as the fitting was quite dramatic. All in all, I am happy with the result. What do you all think? Below a little history on [...]

Airfix Hasegawa F-86F-40

During the Korean War, the F-86 Sabre had been outperformed by the MiG-15 with regard to altitude performance. The MiG’s operational ceiling of 50,000 feet allowed the Soviet fighters to almost always use an altitude advantage when [...]

Hasegawa 1/32 F-86E(M) Hellenic Air Force

The North American F-86 Sabre is best known as the United States' first swept-wing fighter that could counter the swept-wing Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights in the skies of the Korean War (1950–1953), fighting some of the earliest [...]

Review: Before you build the 1/48th Airfix F4 SabreWatch this

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1/32 Kittyhawk F-86D Sabre Dog

Finally finished after over a month of frustrating assembly and painting. This is the model I posted about a month ago in which I stated "was a total loss", but after taking a break I picked it up again and finished it. Many [...]