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North American F-86D Sabre
North American F-86D Sabre
50-455 to 53-4090

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-455
*3/1951: Delivered to the USAF.
*6/8/1951: First flight.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*Bailed to NACA for tests.
*2/1960: Withdrawn from use.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-456
*Converted to JF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-457
*Converted to JF-86D.
*1/1953: Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-458
*Converted to EF-86D.
*Converted to JF-86D.
*Converted to TF-86D?
*1952: AFFTC.
*1953: FTD Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-459
*1953: AFFTC.
*1954-60: Bailed to NACA as 204.
*Converted to EF-86D.
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Was preserved at the Fort Jordan Museum, Clayton, NM. Long gone.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-460
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: AFFTC.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*Bailed to NAA's Electromechanical Division.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-461
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-462
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*1952: AFFTC.
*1953-54: Bailed to Convair Aviation for tests.
*Converted to JF-86D.
*1957: Converted to JDF-86D.
*1957-59: ARDC Patrick AFB, FL.
*3/1959: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-463
*Converted to JF-86D.
*1952: AFFTC.
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.
*1957: ARDC Patrick AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-464
*1953: FTD Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
*Converted to EF-86D.
*12/1955: Redesignated JF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-465
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-466
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*1952: USAF 3625th PTG.
*9/18/1952: Crashed near Port Saint Joe, FL due to engine fire.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-467
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-468
*2/20/1956: Crashed near Yuma, AZ.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-469
*1952: AFFTC.
*1952: USAF 3200th PTG.
*8/25/1952: Accidentally shot down USAF DB-17G drone controller Sabre/44-83680 off the Florida coast.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-470
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-471
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-472
*Converted to EF-86D.
*12/1955: Redesignated JF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-473
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*1953-55: Bailed to Hughes Aviation for tests.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-474
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*Converted to JF-86D.
*1955-56: ARDC Patrick AFB, FL.
*11/15/1955: Crashed near Cape Canaveral, FL? Repaired?

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-475
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*Interceptor Weapons School.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-476
*1952: USAF 3625th PTG.
*5/28/1952: Crashed on approach to Tyndall AFB, FL due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-477
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*Converted to EF-86D.
*1953: FTD Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
*12/1955: Redesignated JF-86D.
*1956: USAF 2750th ABG.
*10/12/1956: Withdrawn from use.
*Currently preserved at the USAF Museum, OH, falsely marked as “23863”.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-478
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: USAF 3345th TTW.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-479
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*10/5/1954: Crashed near Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-480
*1952-58: Bailed to General Electric as an NF-86D.
*1958: Returned to the USAF.
*3/1958: Salvaged at Edwards AFB, CA.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-481
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*2/26/1957: Written off.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-482
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-483
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-484
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-485
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*11/12/1952: Written off at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-486
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-487
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-488
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-489
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: USAF 3626th FTG.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-490
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*2/23/1954: Written off in a ground accident at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-1-NA Sabre/50-491
*10/1952: Delivered to the USAF.
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-492
*7/1952: Delivered to the USAF.
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-493
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*1962-63: USAF 3320th TTW.
*2/21/1963: Struck off charge.
*Salvaged.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-494
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*12/15/1953: Crashed near Oxnard AFB, CA due to engine failure. Still with the NAA factory? Repaired?
*1955: USAF 3200th PTW.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-495
*Converted to TF-86D.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-496
*1952-53: USAF 3200th PTG.
*1956: Converted to TF-86D.
*USAF 4750th ADW.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-497
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-498
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1954: USAF 3200th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-499
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953: USAF 3200th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-500
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-501
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*1962-63: USAF 3320th TTW.
*2/21/1963: Struck off charge.
*Salvaged.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-502
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*12/15/1953: Crashed near Calloway, FL due to engine failure. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-503
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: USAF 3625th FTW.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-504
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1952: USAF 3625th PTG.
*10/7/1952: Written off at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-505
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1955: USAF 3200th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-506
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953-55: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-507
*Converted to TF-86D?
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*11/24/1953: Crashed near Greenwood/Graham AFB, FL due to engine failure. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-508
*1952: USAF 3625th PTG.
*12/8/1952: Written off at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-509
*1952-54: AFFTC.
*Converted to JF-86D.
*1955-60: Bailed to NACA as 205.
*7/12/1960: Withdrawn from use.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-510
*1953: USAF 3200th PTG.
*5/17/1953: Crashed near Albany APT, GA due to engine explosion.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-511
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-512
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-513
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-514
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-515
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-516
*Converted to EF-86D.
*Converted to TF-86D.
*1954: USAF 6571st TG.
*9/22/1954: Crashed on take-off from Eglin AFB, FL due to engine failure. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-5-NA Sabre/50-517
*Converted to TF-86D.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-518
*1953-54: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-519
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-520
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-521
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-522
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*1/12/1953: Written off at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-523
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.
*2/17/1954: Crashed near Farmersville, TX due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-524
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-525
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-526
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-527
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-528
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-529
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.
*Upgraded to F-86L.
*1956: USAF 49th FIS.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-530
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-531
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-532
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-533
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-534
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-535
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-536
*1952-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-537
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-538
*1953: USAF 3626th PTG.
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-539
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-540
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*7/26/1954: Caught fire and crashed near Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-541
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-542
*1953-54: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-543
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-544
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-545
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*9/28/1953: Crashed near Panama City, FL due to engine explosion. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-546
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-547
*1953-54: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-548
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-549
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-550
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-551
*1954: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*8/6/1954: Crashed near Potsboro, TX due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-552
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-10-NA Sabre/50-553
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-554
*1/1953: Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-555
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-556
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-557
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*9/3/1953: Crashed while landing at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-558
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.
*Upgraded to F-86L.
*1961: Idaho ANG 190th FIS.
*6/13/1961: Crashed near Boise, ID.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-559
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*2/24/1954: Crashed while landing at Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-560
*1952: AFFTC.
*1952-54: USAF 3555th PTG.
*1954-56: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*7/1956: Upgraded to F-86L.
*1957-59: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*1959-60: USAF 3550th FTW.
*11/1960: Put into storage at San Bernardino AMA, CA.
*12/1960: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at the March AFB Museum, CA.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-561
*1955: USAF 3555th PTG.
*3/4/1955: Written off at Perrin AFB, TX.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-562
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-563
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*6/30/1955: Crashed near Moriarty, NM due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-564
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*12/11/1953: Crashed near Panama City, FL. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-565
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-566
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-567
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-568
*1957: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*1/24/1957: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-569
*1957: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*9/3/1957: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-570
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.
*Upgraded to F-86L.
*1960: USAF 3550th CCTW.
*6/30/1960: Crashed near Moody AFB, GA.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-571
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.
*6/1/1953: Crashed near Tyndall AFB, FL.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-572
*1953: USAF 62nd FIS (501st ADG).
*9/15/1953: Crashed while landing at O'Hare APT, IL. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-573
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-574
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.
*6/6/1953: Crashed near Sherman, TX due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-575
*1953-56: USAF 3625th PTG.
*1956-1957: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*7/1956: Upgraded to F-86L.
*1958-60: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*4/1960: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*12/1960: Struck off charge.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-576
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

YF-86D-NA (YF-95A) first prototype Sabre/50-577
*12/27/1949: First flight.
*Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*1952-60: Bailed to NACA as 1 and 149.
*1953: Converted to the Sabre 45 prototype for the F-100 Super Sabre.
*2/15/1960: Withdrawn from use.

YF-86D-NA (YF-95A) second prototype Sabre/50-578
*10/1950-52: Bailed to Hughes Aircraft for tests.
*1952: Bailed back to the NAA factory for tests.
*3/1952: Delivered to the USAF.
*1952: Bailed to NACA for tests.
*Used as a spare parts hulk at NACA.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-704
*1953: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-705
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-706
*1954: USAF 3625th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-707
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-708
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-709
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.
*1959: USAF 3555th PTW.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-710
*1955-57: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*6/13/1957: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-711
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-712
*Upgraded to F-86L.
*1958: USAF 3550th CCTW.
*1/28/1958: Crashed near Moody AFB, GA after a collision with F-86L 51-6029.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-713
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-714
*1953-54: USAF 3625th PTG.
*Upgrade to F-86L.
*1959: USAF 3550th CCTW.
*3/4/1959: Written off at Moody AFB, GA.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-715
*1953-55: USAF 3555th PTG.
*10/4/1955: Crashed near Sherman, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-716
*1953: USAF 465th FIS.
*1955: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*10/18/1955: Crashed on take-off from Perrin AFB, TX.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-717
*Upgrade to F-86L.
*1959: USAF 3555th PTG.
*5/25/1959: Crashed near Savoy, TX.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-718
*1957: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*3/21/1957: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-719
*1957: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*6/25/1957: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-720
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-721
*1953: USAF 3555th PTG.
*5/5/1955: Stalled and crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-722
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-723
*1955: USAF 3555th PTG.
*4/27/1955: Crashed near Sherman, TX due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-724
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-725
*1953: USAF 323rd FIS (530th ADG).

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-726
*Upgrade to F-86L.
*1958: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*5/27/1958: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX. Pilot was killed.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-727
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-728
*1953: USAF 42nd FIS.
*Upgraded to F-86L.
*1959: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*3/24/1959: Crashed near Perrin AFB, TX.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-729
*1954: USAF 3555th PTG.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-730
*--info needed.--

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-731
*1956-58: USAF 3415th TTW.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-732
*1954: USAF 3555th CCTW.
*11/19/1954: Crashed near Sherman, TX due to engine failure.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-733
*Upgrade to F-86L.
*1960: USAF 3550th CCTW.
*3/14/1960: Written off at Moody AFB, GA.

North American F-86D-15-NA Sabre/50-734
*Upgrade to F-86L.
*1958: USAF 3353rd CCTS (3550th CCTW).
*7/10/1958: Crashed near Waycross, GA after a collision with T-33A 52-9194. Pilot was killed.

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