Tag: North American F-86 Sabre

Henry Buttelmann, the youngest Korean War ace, has passed away

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Buttelmann, the youngest ace of the Korean War, passed away on September 16, 2019. Henry Buttelmann was born in Corona, New York on 26 June 1929. Entering the Air Force pilot training program in 1952, he graduated and went through advanced gunnery training before being sent to Korea in December of that year …

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Rare F-86A Sabre flies again

North American F-86A Sabre 48-0178, the only airworthy F-86A Sabre and one of the oldest jets still flying, has returned to the skies this week in Rockford, Illinois, with Paul Wood at the controls. The aircraft was previously operated in the UK by the Golden Apple Trust and returned to the USA earlier this year …

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Help the Planes of Fames museum build a Korean War memorial

You can help Planes of Fame win a $50,000 grant! If you click on the link below, you will be directed to thePepsi Refresh project. If we get the most votes, the Museum will receive $50,000 from Pepsi towards the POF’s Korean War Memorial, featuring an F-86 Sabre and a MiG-15. http://www.refresheverything.com/koreanwarmemorialatplanesoffame

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