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Classic Fighters of America: F-86F Performs First Engine Run

Classic Fighters of America: F-86F Performs First Engine Run

Published on Warbirdsnews.com. On Monday, May 3rd, Doug Matthews’ North American F-86F-30 Sabre (52-5116) performed its first engine test at the Classic Fighters of America facility in Titusville, Florida. We have been following this restoration project for some time now, and it is clear that the workmanship is of a very high calibre. While Classic Fighters had hoped to have the Sabre flying last year, the global pandemic definitely caused significant delays. Even so, as often happens with warbird restorations, the last 1% of the project is often the hardest part. Click HERE to read the update.

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