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When war broke out in Korea, the F-86 Sabre was at the cutting edge of fighter jet performance. Pitted against the equally advanced MiG 15, the Sabre proved more than a match for the Russian machine. The Sabre racked up an impressive 10:1 kill ratio in dogfights over the the MiG 15 among the skies over an area which became known as "Mig Alley".

"MiG Alley" is the name given by U.S. Air Force pilots to the northwestern portion of North Korea, where the Yalu River empties into the Yellow Sea. During the Korean War, it was the site of numerous dogfights between U.S. fighter jets and those of the Communist forces, particularly the Soviet Union, which was confirmed after the fall of the Soviet Union. The North American F-86 Sabre and the Soviet-built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 were the aircraft used throughout most of the conflict.

The North American F-86 Sabre, sometimes called the Sabrejet, was a transonic jet fighter aircraft. Produced by North American Aviation, the Sabre is best known as the United States' first swept wing fighter that could counter the similarly-winged Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean War (1950–1953). Considered one of the best and most important fighter aircraft in that war, the F-86 is also rated highly in comparison with fighters of other eras.

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F-86 Sabre Fighter Jet

Men's Airplane Shirt-F-86 Sabre Fighter Jet-Beautiful aviation shirt! F-86 Sabre is best known as America's first swept wing fighter which could counter the similarly winged Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean War. Built by the North American Aviation Company in the U.S., it is considered one of the best and most important fighter aircraft in the Korean War.

The North American F-86 Sabre also known as the Sabrejet was a transonic jet fighter aircraft manufactured by North American Aviation. The F-86 Sabre was the USAF's first swept-wing jet aircraft. During the Korean War the F-86 scored consistent victories over Russian built MiG-15 fighter, accounting for a final ratio of 10 to 1. The maiden flight of the F-86 Sabre took place on the 1st of October 1947 and it went into service with the USAF in 1949.

Warhawk Air Museum's "Bernies Bo". North American F-86 Sabre (sometimes called the Sabrejet) was a transonic jet fighter aircraft. Produced by North American Aviation, the Sabre is best known as America’s first swept wing fighter which could counter the similarly-winged Soviet MiG-15 in high speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean War.

F 86 Sabre --- MiG killer in Korea, unafraid of Soviet or Chinese pilots, and certainly not afraid of North Korean pilots. Easy prey for our USAF.