Aircraft Photo of VH-SBR / A94-352 | Commonwealth CA-27 Sabre Mk32 | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-SBR
Serial Painted:A94-352
Aircraft Original Type:North American F-86 Sabre
Aircraft Generic Type:Commonwealth CA-26/27 Sabre
Aircraft Version:Commonwealth CA-27 Sabre Mk32
Operator Painted:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):CA27-92
Location
City / Airport:Wollongong - Illawarra RegionalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YWOL   IATA: WOL   Local: YWOL   Other: -
Event:Wings Over Illawarra 2016
 
Photo Date:1 May 2016
Photo by:Phil VabreContact
Photo ID: 42051
Photographer's Remark

Jeff Trappett's magnificent new Sabre at WOI 16. The CAC Sabre was powered by a RR Avon with additional thrust and had significantly improved hitting power with two 30mm Aden cannon. Delivered to the RAAF on 28 Jan 1960. Allocated to the Indonesian TNI-AU as F-8606 but crashed Denpasar, Bali, on delivery in Feb 1973. Retained by the RAAF until acquired by Jeff in 1982. First flight after long-term rebuild 21 Sep 13.

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