North American F-86 Sabre Family; Wars and Conflicts, Korean War. [photograph]


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In precision formation and climbing skyward while on a training mission are four U.S. Air Force F-86 'Sabre' jets of the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing in Korea. The 'Sabre' jets will climb to an altitude of 15,000 feet while enroute to an air-to-air gunnery range somewhere in South Korea. Since the end of hostilities in Korea, the pilots of the sleek F-86 'Sabres' of the Fifth Air Force fly intensive training missions to maintain the high combat efficiency developed while destroying 802 MIGs air-to-air. November 1953.

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National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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