Second photo for today’s JSDAF series…the Blue Impulse team taxi out with their F-86F Kyokko/Sabre aircraft
Three stalwart fighters of the post-war Royal Australian Air Force.
From Top: CAC North American Mustang, CAC Avon Sabre, GAF Dassault Mirage III0
This Sabre on display in Berlin was part of JG-71 Richthofen, commanded by Erich Hartmann. The “black tulip” design was on all the Geschwader aircraft, a copy of the one Hartmann used on “Usch” on the Russian Front.
American fighter aircraft: from left North American F-86 Sabre, Lockheed P-38 Lightning, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
RAAF North American P-51 Mustang (3 Squadron markings) and CAC Avon Sabre (75 Squadron ‘Black Diamonds’)