of the Turkish Air Force
by A.Cagri Acikgoz
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Below is a reference profile of a Turkish Air Force (TuAF) F-86
The third jet aircraft type to serve in the TuAf was the F-86E (actually
Canadair Sabre Mk.2) A total of 107 aircraft were delivered to Turkey. Service
period was between 1954 and 1968.
User units of the F-86 were 141, 142 and 143 Squadrons at the 4th AFB located in
Akinci (Mürted), near the Turkish capital city of Ankara.
As you will note in the drawings, nose and lightning colors
depends on user squadrons. The example in the drawings belongs to 141st
Squadron, with red nose and lightning bolts. 142nd Squadron has yellow and 143rd
Squadron has Blue noses and lightning.
The aircraft are finished in natural metal with neutral grey fin
Detailed information and photos of the real aircrafts can be
found at my web site about the TuAF,
I am also producing Kedi Decals. The decal web site address is