F-86F-30 (HMW5A)

Location: Palmdale, CA 93550 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 36.171', W 118° 5.226'

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A/C SN: 23231
Construction #1021
FAA Registration N91FS
Date Acquired: August, 1998
From: Own, donated by Tractor CorpDisplayed: October, 1998

23 April 54 - First Flight
11 May 54 - Assigned to the RCAF and assigned to 421 Sq, RCAF at Grostenquin, France
1960 - Assigned to Maritime Aircraft Repair and Overhaul, Moncton, Canada
1972 - Sold to Bankers Leasing Inc, Washington DC and registered as N231X
1978 - Sold to Ronald Reynolds, Kansas City, Kansas
1982 - Sold to Flight Systems Inc., Mojave CA and registered as N91FS
August, 1998 - Donated to Palmdale Heritage Airpark, Palmdale CA

This A/C served in the Canadian Air Force 421 Squadron , 2nd Fighter Wing. The tactical code was AX-231

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F-86 Sabre
General Information
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Production Period: 1948 to 1965
Number Produced: 8,472 Total All Sources
Production Series: USAF: F-86A, E, F, & H single-seat A/C, F-86D, K, & L radar interceptors, RF-86F photo-reconnaissance
Roles: Originally designed as a land-based fair-weather air superiority fighter for the US Air Force; later developed into a land-based all-weather multi-mission aircraft for the US Air Force, capable of close air support and radar guided air defense

Performance and Specifications
(Figures given are for the F-86A model)
Maximum Speed: 695 mph at sea level (Mach 0.94)
Service Ceiling: 48,000 feet above sea level
Range: 1,615 miles
Weapons: Six M3 .50 cal. Browning machine guns and assorted air to ground bombs and rockets
Crew: Pilot
Length: 37 feet, 6 inches
Wingspan: 37 feet, 1 inch
Height: 14 feet, 8 inches
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 14,981 lbs.
Powerplant: General Electric J47-GE-27 axial flow turbojet providing 5,910 lbs. of thrust
Achievements: First operational USAF swept-wing jet fighter; first US production aircraft capable of achieving Mach 1; during the Korean War the F-86 achieved a 10:1 kill ratio over the Soviet MiG-15 figher
HM NumberHMW5A
Year Placed1998
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 400321 N 3829539
Decimal Degrees34.60285000, -118.08710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.171', W 118° 5.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 10.26" N, 118° 5' 13.56" W
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Area Code(s)661, 562, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2499 E Avenue P, Palmdale CA 93550, US
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