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53-0987 (cn 201-431) This photo is of a F-86L part of the Texas Air National Guard in 1960 at NAS Dallas. The Guard commander took me over to the flight line in his staff car when I mentioned to him I wanted to build a scale model of the F-86D. This is the plane he let me photograph and sit in the cockpit, turned on the master and let me move the stick around and hear the power boosted controls. For a 16-year-old kid who loves airplanes, it doesn’t any better than that. First photo for the database. Brownie Starflex Camera
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A visitor from United States posted Mon April 14, 2014:
A very nice photo, and a fantastic story. Doing the right thing, going the extra mile, paying it forward - whatever you call it, it always, always pays dividends for all involved. And now it pays dividends for all of us who were nowhere near there that day! Thank You for sharing!!! :)

A visitor from United States posted Fri April 20, 2012:
Through a simple act of kindness, a lifelong love of aviation is born. You have a nice photo as proof! Pay it forward everyone.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun October 9, 2011:
Nice photo. Reading your remark I remember my childhood on the other side of iron curtain when I also visited a military aifield and I found my self feeling same way. It doesn’t any better than that.

A visitor from Finland posted Sat August 6, 2011:
I bet you still remember what the plane smelled like, and how rough a metal beast like that can appear when you get up close to it. Magic!

A visitor from - posted Thu March 31, 2011:
Nice!

A visitor from United States posted Thu March 31, 2011:
Magnificent.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun December 5, 2010:
Great story and for the era agreat aircraft. well done digitizing the image from original Brownie.

A visitor from - posted Thu October 21, 2010:
Nice old-time photo!

A visitor from Italy posted Mon June 21, 2010:
Details appearing in photo.

A visitor from - posted Sat July 11, 2009:
Great photo I love the color,

A visitor from - posted Mon July 6, 2009:
The brilliance of this 49-year-old photo is outstanding!

A visitor from - posted Fri July 3, 2009:
Man I love this shoot! You just don't these any more and great documentation of Texas ANG markings.

A visitor from - posted Mon June 15, 2009:
Outstanding photo I love the Saber Dog.

A visitor from - posted Fri March 27, 2009:
Boy does this bring back memories of the 1950's and 60's. So glad you were able to get that close to photograph such a great bird

A visitor from United States posted Fri September 5, 2008:
Incredible photo! It is so crisp for an old photo!

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