The Aussie Sabre

As the jet age dawned, countries around the world were eager to supply their air forces with modern designs. The Australians chose the North American F-86 Sabre as their new fighter, but rather than export aircraft from the U.S.A., the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) license-built their own version, and incorporated some unique changes. This story explains the development of the Aussie Sabre, and the unique partnership of the RAAF and the Temora Aviation Museum, and the only airworthy CAC Sabre.