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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

F-100D “Super Sabre”

 
 
F-100D "Super Sabre" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2008
1. F-100D "Super Sabre" Marker
Inscription. Manufactured by North American Aviation
Specifications:
Span: 38ft 10in
Length: 54ft 2in
Height: 16ft 2in
Weight: 38,048lbs max

Armament:
Four M-39 20mm cannons
Seven hard points to carry ordinance:
42x 2.75in rockets 7,500lbs of bombs
Four air to air AIM-9 missiles
2 Bullpup missiles Nuclear centerline

Engine:
One Pratt & Whitney J57P21A - 16,000lbs of thrust with afterburner

Performance:
Max speed: 926.6mph Cruising speed: 590mph
Range: 1,350miles Service ceiling: 55,000ft
Extended range: 1,970miles using four external fuel station.

Flown by the 121st TFW: 1962 - 1974
Active duty tour: The Pueblo Incident 26 Jan 1968 - 16 June 1969
 
Erected by Ohio Air National Guard.
 
Location. 39° 48.888′ N, 82° 56.798′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Rickenbacker Drive, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in aircraft static display park just inside main gate of Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base (off Second Street), at Rickenbacker International Airport. Access is restricted due to location on a military base. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43217, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
F-100D "Super Sabre" and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2008
2. F-100D "Super Sabre" and Marker
A-7D in center and F84-F to right. Rickenbacker Air Force Base marker at base of flagpole.
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A-7D "Corsair II" (a few steps from this marker); F-84F "Thunderstreak" (a few steps from this marker); Captain Eddie Rickenbacker (approx. half a mile away); Tuskegee Airmen (approx. half a mile away); Historic Lockbourne (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ohio-Erie Canal and Locks / The Columbus Feeder Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lockbourne Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Groveport Veterans' Park (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceMilitary
 
F-100D "Super Sabre" image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2008
3. F-100D "Super Sabre"
Rickenbacker Air Force Base Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 12, 2008
4. Rickenbacker Air Force Base Marker
Lockbourne Air Force Base renamed after death of Columbus native and World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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