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Nov 04, 2016 Category: aircraft exhibits

F-100 Super Sabre

Employed by the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard from 1954 – 1979, the F-100 Super Sabre was deployed as a fighter-bomber for much of the Vietnam War. The first U.S. Air Force fighter to achieve supersonic speed in level flight, the F-100 flew many missions over South Vietnam as the Air Force’s primary close air support asset. The museum’s F-100D was most active during the late 1950s and early 1960s and was part of the response to several “crises” during the time, including the Lebanon Crisis in 1958, the Berlin Wall Crisis in 1961, and the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.

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