Category Archives: F-86 Sabre

183d FW Gate Guards Waiting

These pictures show the former gate guard F-84F, F-86 (actually a Canadair CL-13), F-4D and future gate guard F-16 as they were when I visited them at the home of the 183d Fighter Wing, Illinois Air National Guard. They are slated to be mounted on new pedestals in the public area memorial park just outside …

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Dismounting the Gate Guards, Part 1: North American F-86E Sabre.

  Photographs of the removal of the 84F will be featured in the next posting here. After posting all photos with short captions, I will return to add narrative text to this story.  

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183d Fighter Wing Gate Guards

183d FIghter Wing Gate Guards September 23. 2012                                

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