F-86E Sabre El Diablo
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The North American F-86 Sabre was the first swept-wing airplanes in the U.S. First flown on 01 October 1947 and manufactured through December of 1956, this combat fighter jet proved to be very successful against the Russian MiGs during Korean War. Designed as a day fighter - bomber, the F-86E was equipped with General Electric J-47-13 turbojet engine with a thrust of 5,200 pounds. The aircraft was rated in the 650mph class with range of 1,000 statue miles with service ceiling of over 45,000 feet.
The F-86E incorporated a new "all flying" tail, where the elevators and horizontal stabilizer operated as one unit for better maneuverability at high speeds. An artificial feel hydraulic power operated controls for all-movable horizontal tail and ailerons were added to provide better "feel" to the control stick. Cosmetically.
The F-86E differed from the F-86A with a presence of a bump in the fuselage in front of the stabilizer. The F-86E was equipped with six .50 caliber machine guns. 16 five inch HVAR rockets or 2,000 pound maximum bomb load.
- Fully engaved panel lines.
- Detailed cockpit interior & landing gear.
- Authentic decals included.