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sabre

(US), saber
a sword used in fencing, having a narrow V-shaped blade, a semicircular guard, and a slightly curved hand
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Caption: TOP: A USAF "Heritage Flight" at Abbotsford Air Show included (top to bottom) the F-16 Fighting Falcon, P-51 Mustang, F-35, and F-86 Sabre.
He then found four Hunters flying together, who moved in the same direction, which made them the victim of missiles fired from the F-86 he was flying.
He served as a jet fighter pilot, flying F-84 and F-86 aircraft in the Korean War.
By end of the hostilities the IAF Mig-21s had claimed four Pakistani F-104s, two F-6s, one F-86 Sabre and a Lockheed C-130 Hercules.
After primary and basic flight school he was trained as an F-86 interceptor pilot, and later became a B-47 bomber pilot at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.
Air Force first fought in the Korean War with the short-legged Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star and ended up with the North American F-86 and the "century series" of operational fighters from the F-100 to the F-106.
This was followed by the arrival of F-86 fighter aircraft, which formed the command's first jet fighter component and ushered the PAF into a golden age as one of the best air organizations in Southeast Asia.
Perhaps ironically for our purposes, Boyd's theories grew from his experience as an F-86 Sabre fighter pilot during the Korean War and later at the USAF Weapons School, where he taught aerial combat maneuvering.
A few years later, Canada provided a squadron of F-86 Sabre jets to the fledgling Israeli air force.
Former Snowbird commander Dan Dempsey will also be part of Sunday's show, flying a restored Discovery Air Hawk One F-86 Sabre fighter jet.
For example, F-80 and F-86, second generation fighters, respectively suffered Class A accident rates of 93.
Mark Linney's NORTH AMERICAN F-86 SABRE OWNER'S WORKSHOP MANUAL (9780760342923, $28.