Tag: F-86 Sabre

Tragic video shows F-100 pilot crashing after fatal “Sabre Dance”
The F-100 jet fighter in this video experiences a pitch-up (AKA the Sabre Dance) and crashes in a fireball. This silent reel of footage comes from the North American Aviation film library and was used for company film productions in the 1960s. The film begins with footage of aircraft assembly and engineers working...
This F-86 Pilot Pushed his Wingman's Crippled Sabre for 60 Miles to keep him out of Enemy Hands
"Pardo's push" of Mar. 10, 1967 was preceded by a similar event. "Pardo's push" of Mar. 10, 1967 was preceded by a similar event. Robbie Risner’s heroism during seven and a half years of imprisonment and torture in North Vietnam is legendary. Less known is...