Author Topic: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives  (Read 31214 times)

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #120 on: May 07, 2014, 01:15:22 AM »
FJ-4, not likely, FJ-4B with the additional air brakes that were added to lower approach speed, maybe.
It's possible that with the right mods to the landing gear and the arresting gear on the ship that a
4B could be slammed onto a Majestic on a regular basis.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #121 on: May 07, 2014, 08:53:30 PM »
FJ-4, not likely, FJ-4B with the additional air brakes that were added to lower approach speed, maybe.
It's possible that with the right mods to the landing gear and the arresting gear on the ship that a
4B could be slammed onto a Majestic on a regular basis.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #122 on: May 08, 2014, 02:19:15 AM »
Some inspiration for you:


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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #123 on: May 08, 2014, 04:43:34 AM »
Tah, the EDSG over Sky scheme I think.  Just need some decals to suit in 1/48

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #124 on: September 07, 2014, 04:37:10 AM »
Random Idea:  Recon derivative of CAC Sabre as RAAF Tactical Recon aircraft.  Basically cross a CAC Sabre with a RF-86:



I would remove all the guns.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #125 on: September 08, 2014, 12:07:16 AM »
Use a ventral canoe like the Skyflash trails Sabres had but fitted out with recon gear instead of telemetry stuff.

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #126 on: September 08, 2014, 12:54:45 AM »
The F-86 is my all time favorite jet - bar none.  Highlight of my trip back to the UK in 2002 was seeing one flying at Duxford

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #127 on: September 09, 2014, 07:46:35 AM »
Random Idea:  Recon derivative of CAC Sabre as RAAF Tactical Recon aircraft.  Basically cross a CAC Sabre with a RF-86:



I would remove all the guns.


It looks as if the guns have been removed. The gun ports in the pic look decidedly painted-on. Quite interesting. A little digging has revealed that both the Fujimi 1/72 and the Hasegawa 1/48 kits have you fill-in the gun ports and use a "make-believe gun port" decal instead.

Use a ventral canoe like the Skyflash trails Sabres had but fitted out with recon gear instead of telemetry stuff.


Interesting. Any pics of that? Reading about Skyflashs on Sabres.... how about some early Sparrows for the F-86D?  >:D
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #128 on: September 09, 2014, 08:40:02 AM »
I think FireStreak missile trial is the one being thought of:

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #129 on: September 09, 2014, 11:54:00 AM »
I think FireStreak missile trial is the one being thought of:




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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #130 on: September 09, 2014, 12:01:41 PM »
Firestreak installation with a modified (deeper intake) F-86K nose on an Avon-powered Sabre?  A recce variant of that same nose, much like a larger version of the G.91R nose?

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #131 on: September 09, 2014, 08:57:23 PM »
I was just thinking the Firestreaks would go better on a Sabre Dog --- and I've got a pile of Firesteaks from Freightdog just waiting for an application like that.  What about some Red Deans as an alternative ?

Hmm! what if we put a wing and the longer legs from an FJ-4 onto a D or K ?
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #132 on: September 09, 2014, 11:28:30 PM »
I was just thinking the Firestreaks would go better on a Sabre Dog --- and I've got a pile of Firesteaks from Freightdog just waiting for an application like that.  What about some Red Deans as an alternative ?

Hmm! what if we put a wing and the longer legs from an FJ-4 onto a D or K ?

That was the plan if the missile was adopted, build an Australian Sabre Dog.  As it was a minimal upgrade with AIM-9B went ahead instead.

Would have loved to have seen CAC base later Sabres on the Fury airframe and build them as fighter bombers for the RAAF and RAN FAA.

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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #133 on: September 10, 2014, 01:27:13 AM »
I was just thinking the Firestreaks would go better on a Sabre Dog --- and I've got a pile of Firesteaks from Freightdog just waiting for an application like that.  What about some Red Deans as an alternative ?

Hmm! what if we put a wing and the longer legs from an FJ-4 onto a D or K ?
You'd need to deepen the D/K intake to match the requirements of the Avon, but it would be doable.  I understand NAA-Columbus looked at something like that, with a J65/Sapphire, in response to the Canadian requirement that saw them buy Banshess.
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Re: F-86 Sabre and Derivatives
« Reply #134 on: September 10, 2014, 05:26:24 AM »
Well there's a project just waiting to be done I think, if I grafted the lower forward fuselage/nose off an FJ-4 to the bottom of a D or K, we could cover the bigger air intake this way don't ya think ---  plus it would cover the nose wheel bay quite nicely and it will definitely have Canadian markings.

And I've also got a bunch of Red Deans in the stash too   ---  ;)