Aircraft Photo of Q-305 | North American F-86K Sabre | Netherlands - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:"Q-305"
Aircraft Original Type:North American F-86 Sabre
Aircraft Generic Type:North American F-86 Sabre
Aircraft Version:North American F-86K Sabre
Licence-built by:Fiat
Operator / Titles:Netherlands - Air Force
C/n (msn):207-33
Location
City / Area:Soesterberg / Kamp Zeist [ Off-Airport, gone ]Map
Country:Netherlands
Collection:Militaire Luchtvaart Museum - MLM
 
Photo Date:2 February 2007
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID: 45681
Photographer's Remark

The Netherlands air force operated three squadrons of F-86K single-seat night fighters between 1955 and 1964. I suppose it was the K in the designation that led to the nickname Kaasjager (literally, cheese fighter) after police constable Hendrik Kaasjager who proposed to fill up some of Amsterdam's famous canals to ease automobile traffic.

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