|This page is about the aircraft F-86F-35. For other uses, see F-86 (Disambiguation)|
The F-86F-35 Sabre is a Rank V gift American jet fighter with a battle rating of 9.0 (AB/RB/SB). This aircraft was introduced in Update 1.85 "Supersonic".
| Max Speed
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| Max altitude
| Turn time
| Rate of climb
| Max Speed
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|Max altitude (meters)||Turn time (seconds)|| Rate of climb
|Take-off run (meters)|
|Combat flap||Take-off flap||Landing flap||Air brakes||Arrestor gear|
| Wing-break speed
| Gear limit
| Combat flap
|Max Static G|
|< 850||< 600||< 650||> 250|
Survivability and armour
- No armour plating
- No armour glazing
- Critical components located at the front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
- More fuel tanks located in wings near the fuselage
The F-86F-35 is armed with:
- 6 x 12.7 mm M3 Browning machine guns (300 RPG = 1,800 total)
The F-86F-35 utilize external pylons to carry various configurations of:
- 16 x HVAR rockets
- 2 x 1,000 lb AN-M65A1 Fin M129 bombs
Usage in the battles
|I||Fuselage Repair||Compressor||Offensive 12 mm|
|II||New boosters||Airframe||FRC mk.2|
|III||Wings Repair||Engine||New 12 mm MGs|
Pros and cons
- Turns well at high speeds
- 6 x M3 Browning machine guns, if aimed well, can wreak havoc on nearly any aircraft
- Good dive characteristics.
- High top speed for its B.R.; can outrun the MiG-15.
- Poor low speed handling characteristics, aggravated by sluggish acceleration
- M3 machine gun high fire rates can quickly use up your ammo belts.
- Slower climb rate compared to the MiG-15.
The F-86 Sabre was designed by North American Aviation Company in the mid-late 1940s as an air superiority fighter, entering service in 1949 with the USAF. In 1950, it was deployed to Korea to combat the communist MiG-15s, and went on to score 560 kills to only 78 losses against the MiGs. Post-Korea, it went on to serve many other nations such as Pakistan, Taiwan, and Bolivia, the latter nation retiring its Sabres in 1994. Over 9,000 Sabres were built, including versions built in Canada and Australia, making the F-86 the most-produced Western fighter jet in military history.
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