F-86D Sabre Dog in 1:32 scaleDeniss Ignatjev
F-86D Sabre Dog American transonic jet fighter aircraft. Scale model in 1:32 scale.
- Prototype: F-86D Sabre Dog, 82nd FIS.
- Model author: Dariusz Kowalczuk
- Model manufacturer: Kitty Hawk
- Scale: 1/32
The North American F-86D/K/L Sabre was an American transonic jet fighter aircraft. Developed for the United States Air Force in the late 1940s, it was an interceptor derivative of the North American F-86 Sabre. While the original F-86 Sabre was conceived as a day fighter, the F-86D was specifically developed as an all-weather interceptor. Production models of the F-86D/K/L differed from other Sabres in that they had a larger fuselage, a larger afterburning engine, and a distinctive nose radome. The most-produced Sabre Dog variants (the “D” and “G” models) also mounted no guns, unlike the Sabre with its six M3 Browning .50 caliber machine guns, instead mountig ainr-to-air rockets (the “K” and “L” Sabre Dog variants mounted four 20mm M24A1 cannon).
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