Sabre

Sabre, CL-13/F-86, Mark V

Canadair

Tail #:  23257

Dimensions:  11.57m Length: 11.43m, Height: 4.50m

Max Weight:  6,644 kg

Max Speed:  973 km/h

Crew:  1 pilot in an ejection seat

Role:  Fighter

In service:  1948-1958

The museum’s Sabre served 439 ‘Tiger’ Squadron at various RCAF bases in Europe. After its retirement in 1967, it was mounted as a gate guard for the Air Maintenance and Development Unit at CFB Trenton. It is currently painted in the colours of the ‘Golden Hawks,’ an aerobatic team that flew Sabres from 1959-1964.

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