Photos of F-86F-30-NA s/n 52-4539

 
Photos of the Sabre USAF 1954 era
 

FU-539 'Sweet Rose' / 'Dreaded Gomboo' Sabre Jet.

Notes on back of picture by Rose:

Side view of FU-539.

Sweet Rose side view of FU-539.
August 2, 1954

Dreaded Gomboo side view of FU-539.
August 2, 1954

'Dreaded Gomboo' side of the F-86F.

Back shot of FU-539.
September 26, 1954

FU-539 with FU-577 on alert.

FU-577 is a F-86F-30-NA with s/n 52-4577.

FU-539 scrambling with FU-577.

FU-539 scrambling with FU-577.

FU-539 landing.

 

FU-539 leaving revetment.

Rear of FU-539 (leaving revetment).

FU-539 taking off.

FU-539 taking off, Colonet Ross.

Lt. Col. Donald H. Ross is one of the attached pilots of the 336th.

FU-539 in the background (behind FU-590).

FU-590 is a F-86F-30-NA with s/n 52-4590.

 

 
Photos with Wally Yocum Jr.
 

Tail area showing the 24539, and Wally is bottom row, far right. - 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing yearbook.

My father Walter Yocum posing with 'Sweet Rose'.
August 2, 1954

Wally calling out for two generators.
August 2, 1954

Another shot of my father, Walter Yocum Jr. posing with 'Sweet Rose'.
August 10, 1954

'Sweet Rose' and Wally!

 

 
Photos with Ken Ewing.
 

Pilot Lt. Ken Ewing standing by the FU-539.
August 2, 1954

Pilot Lt. Ken Ewing standing by the FU-539.

Color photo of Ken Ewing and his F-86F.

Ken Ewing from the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing yearbook.

 

 

 

Other Photos of F-86F-30-NA s/n 52-4539

 
Photos from the 1953 era.
 

 
Photo from the RoCAF 1955 era.
 

 

 

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