Aircraft Photo of N48178 / 8178 | North American F-86A Sabre | AirHistory.net #50273
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N48178
Alternate Serial:8178
Military Code:FU-178
Aircraft Original Type:North American F-86 Sabre
Aircraft Generic Type:North American F-86 Sabre
Aircraft Version:North American F-86A Sabre
C/n (msn):151-43547
Location
City / Airport:Oshkosh - Wittman RegionalMap
Region / Country:Wisconsin, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KOSH   IATA: OSH   Local: OSH   Other: -
Event:EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017
 
Photo Date:22 July 2017
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 50273
Photo Comment

Rescued from a scrap yard in 1970, Ben Hall rebuilt former USAF 48-178 using parts from another F-86A and a lot of man-hours. Flying in the UK as G-SABR for over twenty years, the oldest jet still flying returned to the USA in 2014. It was finally able to make an appearance at the EAA Air Adventure in 2017.

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