Sabre parked at squadron's shelter during hot days of 1965 War. The aircraft
is loaded with bombs and air-to-ground rockets.
PAF started receiving F-86F in 1956, Fury and Attacker
were moved out of inventory. By the end of 1957 100 Sabres were flying in
PAF, mostly in newly formed squadrons i.e No.15 (1957), No.16(1957),
No.17(1957),No.18(1957), No.19(1958) and No.11(1956), No.14 (1957).
Flight line of Sabers.
Members of Sabre' s display team 'Falcons'
during takeoff. The team led by M.Z Masud flew with 16 Sabres on
2nd Feb 1958.
Ground crew adding weaponry to a Sabre aircraft.
Memorable photo of Sabre and IAF Gnat.
Gnat surrendered and landed
Pasrur on 3rd Sep 1965.
F-86 formation during fire power demo 1958.
Crew loading external fuel stations
to F-86F aircraft.
Maintenance crew loading 5inch HVAR rockets
to F-86 aircraft. Sabre can carry 15 of them.
F-86 Sabre remained as mainstay aircraft in PAF, seen here a pilot posing
Sabres at flight line. F-86E was inducted in 1958.
It was withdrawn from service in 1981.
Sabre moments after after a low level
F-86 crew analysing components of J-47 engine
Sixteen Sabres 'Falcons' during an air display on
2nd Feb 1958 at Mauripur.
Sabre loaded with 1000lbs bomb and drop tanks
Awesome high angle shotof F-86F aircraft
Tail section of an F-86 aircraft after a dogfight
Sabre parked at Sargodha base tarmac.
F-86F proved vital in 1965 war
F-86E parked at base tarmac in mid60s
No.18 Squadron F-86F flying
over Arabian Sea
No.26 Squadron F-86F flying over
Sabres at Mauripur in 1957
1971war photo of Sabres flying in
4-ship Echelon-left formation
F-86 Sabre with configuration of weapon load
0.5mm cannon being loaded in F-86
F-86s bombing targets
Sixteen Sabres formation in an air display on 2nd Feb, 1958