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super sabre | RC-Warbirds Blog
Nov 28 2012

December 2012 – Desktop Wallpaper

With this picture of a F-100 Super Sabre taken during the 2007 Top Gun event in Lakeland Florida we are concluding our 2 year running model plane desktop wallpaper series. We hope you liked the pictures.

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From Wikipedia:  The North American F-100 Super Sabre was a supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 1979. The first of the Century Series collection of USAF jet fighters, it was the first USAF fighter capable of supersonic speed in level flight. The F-100 was originally designed by North American Aviation as a higher performance follow-on to the F-86 Sabre air superiority fighter.

Adapted as a fighter bomber, the F-100 would be supplanted by the Mach 2 class F-105 Thunderchief for strike missions over North Vietnam. The F-100 flew extensively over South Vietnam as the Air Force’s primary close air support jet until replaced by the more efficient subsonic LTV A-7 Corsair II. The F-100 also served in other NATO air forces and with other U.S. allies. In its later life, it was often referred to as “the Hun,” a shortened version of “one hundred.”

Depending on your browser, click the below link and save the picture or right click the link and select “save as..” to save the picture to your desktop.

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Apr 8 2010

F-100 Super Sabre

flyfly f-100 Another great project by Rolf.
This FlyFly F-100 Super Sabre was build, primed and then repainted by Rolf.

The Model features retracts, oleo struts, a 90mm EDF unit, full lighting kit incl. afterburner simulation.
Some aftermarket scale parts have been added in order to improve the look of the model.

 

Some info on the full size plane:
The North American F-100 Super Sabre was a supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 1979. As the first of the Century Series collection of USAF jet fighters, it was capable of supersonic speed in level flight. The F-100 was originally designed as a higher performance follow-on to the F-86 Sabre air superiority fighter.

Adapted as a fighter bomber, the F-100 would be supplanted by the Mach 2 class F-105 Thunderchief for strike missions over North Vietnam. The F-100 flew extensively over South Vietnam as the Air Force’s primary close air support jet until replaced by the more efficient subsonic A-7 Corsair II. The F-100 also served in several NATO air forces and with other US allies. In its later life, it was often referred to as "the Hun," a shortened version of "one hundred."

rolf's f-100 super sabre


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