A great fighter

Spirited flying by a quartet of No 2(F) OTU Sabres during 1956.

The CAC Sabre never served in the same numbers as the North American and Canadair versions, nor had the same amount of use, but balanced against that must be the fact that the Australian aircraft maintained the superb handling characteristics of the type while enhancing the effectiveness of the design in two areas that fighter pilots are never satisfied with — firepower and engine power.

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