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    Airframe Family: North American P-86/F-86 Sabre
    Latest Model:F-86F-30-NA Sabre
    Last Military Serial:658 FABo
    Construction Number:191-384
    Last Civil Registration:N8630
    Latest Owner or Location:Fort Worth Veterans Memorial Air Park, Fort Worth Meacham Airport / Meacham Field, Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas

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    Constructed as a F-86F-30-NA by North American at Inglewood, California, USA.


    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Fuerza Aerea Venezolana with s/n 52-4689.
    Your Assistance is Needed: Did Venezuela operate this airframe with the original USAF serial?
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    From By 1985 to By 1994

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the Fuerza Aerea Boliviana with s/n 658.

    March 1994

    Recovered by Dixie Air Parts, San Antonio, TX.
    Recovered from Bolivia by Dixie Air Parts.

    4 August 1995

    Assigned civil registration: N8630 (F-86F, 524689)

    29 August 1995

    To unknown owner with c/r N8630 (F-86F, 524689).

    By October 1995

    Stored at Arlington, TX.


    To Texas Air Command Museum Inc, Fort Worth-Meacham Field, TX.

    To Fort Worth Veterans Memorial Air Park, Fort Worth Meacham Airport/Meacham Field, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.
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    Markings Applied: 658

    16 May 2010

    Photographer: Jon Wickenden
    Notes: At the Vintage Flying Museum - Fort Worth - Meacham FieldNorth American F-86F Sabre N8630 - wearing previous Bolivian AF markings

    23 February 2011

    Civil registration, N8630, cancelled.

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    Warbirds Directory, 5th Edition by Geoff Goodall

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    Federal Aviation Administration in the United States of America
    United States Military Services Serial Number Lists by Joe Baugher

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