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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #30 on: August 29, 2010, 09:04:12 pm »
There is a thread on Secret Projects which makes mention of a Sabre-based attack aircraft in the configuration mentioned.  A reply to the thread brings up the Canadair CL-76:

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"Canadair CL-76 -- Low-level tactical bomber. 1958. Used F-86  [CL-13] components. Two 2,900 lb (1,317 kg) st Pratt & Whitney JT-12s. Span 37 ft 1 in (11.3m); length 43 ft 7 in (13.28 m); height 14 ft 9 in (4.59 m)."

Source: p510 KM Molson & HA Taylor, Canadian Aircraft since 1909, Canada's Wings, 1982

The post goes on to mention that there are no images.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #31 on: August 29, 2010, 09:38:51 pm »
Does anyone know if there is a conversion kit available to do a TF-86 in 1/48?

Cap'n Greg, I did some diggin' for you on ARC and found out that an outfit called Fox 3 Studios does a 1/48 conversion for a TF-86. Costs 48$ US. For more details, see THIS THREAD.

Said thread also contains a pic of a Sabre Dog twin-seater. Jolly nice work!



For those who like 1/72, Airmodel does a vacu fuselage of the TF-86. CLICKY!
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2010, 12:36:11 am »
Wow, thanks - email sent to find out more.

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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #33 on: August 30, 2010, 08:45:59 am »
Said thread also contains a pic of a Sabre Dog twin-seater. Jolly nice work!



Doesn't THAT look the business?  :thumbsup:

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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #34 on: August 30, 2010, 08:28:28 pm »
I like the underfuselage Genie.  Make you wonder why they bothered with the Falcons...
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #35 on: August 31, 2010, 12:35:12 am »
Contacted Gerry at Fox 3 Studios.  A 1/48 TF-86 conversion is now on order!!!!

Great guy too - very prompt, professional service - highly recommended :thumbsup:.  I also have a copy of his full catalogue of items if any one is interested.  PM me your email and I will forward.

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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #36 on: August 31, 2010, 09:50:56 am »
The two-seat Dog is nice.

I think it would look good with the larger 'F-40' wing (slatted 6-3 wing with 12" tip extensions)
as fitted to the SAGE F-86Ls (rebuilt F-86D) and the final batch of FIAT built F-86Ks.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #37 on: August 31, 2010, 10:58:31 am »
The Fuji T-1 could make a basis for a whiff 2 seat F-86 variant if you were willing to bash it a bit.  It's kind of an F-86 itself, definately realted but with large portions of the airframe being re-designed including a completley new front end, wing & Orpheus engine.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #38 on: August 06, 2012, 08:14:02 am »
Found a good online article about successful Soviet attempts to capture Sabres, including a snippet of an abortive attempt to reverse engineer it.
http://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/cit-wetterhahn.html?c=y&page=1
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #39 on: August 06, 2012, 09:23:00 am »
How about a Sabre with two engines like the Skyfox?

Room in the nose for radar and fuel in the fuselage. Small Air Forces rebuilding their Sabres to last another 10 years. Lots of options, Hmmmm...
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #40 on: August 06, 2012, 03:18:13 pm »
Funnily enough, I as reading about just such a beast on Secret Projects, albiet with underwing engines:
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,2727.msg155541.html#msg155541

No pics on that thread unfortunately, but there's some of an F-84 with the same configuration to give a good idea of what it would like:
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,4884.msg38668.html#msg38668
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #41 on: August 07, 2012, 04:07:52 pm »
Figured I'd show my Idea for a Future Sabre:

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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #42 on: March 21, 2014, 11:20:47 pm »
Something different:



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A rare picture of a CL-13 (a license built F-86 made by Canadair) Sabre being evaluated by the Israeli Air Force in the 1950's. The Israeli Air Force seen the great performance of the F-86, that they were planning to buy 24 of them. However, political issues and Arab opposition killed the purchase and decided to get the French made fighters like the Dassault Mystere instead.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and FJ Fury
« Reply #43 on: March 22, 2014, 01:50:07 am »
I have that build in my stash, almost finish  :banghead:

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