Development of F-86 Sabre and first flight test of F-86 conducted at Muroc Dry Lake in California
United States USA Date:1950 Duration:4 min 41 sec Sound:Yes
Development and flight of various U.S. aircraft. A page of Wright Air Development Center book reads 'A Sense of Urgency'. A technician works on drawing board. Formation of five B-36 Convair. A centrifuge test in progress. Evening journal headlines reads 'Reds Invade South Korea'. Explosion during actual battle. Smoke due to explosion. Aerial formation of C-119 Flying Boxcar. Parachutes descend. Formation of eight C-119 during bass jump. Lined up five F-86 Sabre. Crew members and gasoline trucks in front of F-86. Insignia of United States on F-86. Last minute check is made prior to mission. Refueling of an F-86 by a man. F-59A in flight leaves a smoky trail. A book in hands of a man. Four technicians seated at desk and are reviewing futuramic proposals of jet aircraft. An outline drawing of an aircraft F-84 Thunderjet. Various instruments and gauges during testing of mechanical systems of aircraft. The door to cold weather chamber opened. An engineer wearing heavy clothing takes instruments through door. F-80 Shooting Star lands and taxis. A man cleans the wheels of F-80 after landing. Two technicians seated at a desk discuss about the project. Project engineer hold the model of F-86 in hand pointing to various sections of F-86 Sabre. Test conducted on a dynamometer machine. Tire test conducted. Gauges which record wheel speed, brake recorder. F-86 Sabre stationary. Initial flight test of an F-86 conducted at Muroc Dry Lake in California. F-86 taxis and takes off. F-86 in flight. A pilot in a cockpit. Landing of F-86.
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