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Texas City in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

F-100F North American Super Sabre

 
 
F-100F North American Super Sabre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 13, 2008
1. F-100F North American Super Sabre Marker
Inscription.
Military aviation evolved
from those primitive beginnings
Of military "flying machines" in service prior to
the First World War and used for training
in Texas City in 1913. The F-100F United States Air
Force fighter represents the highly
sophisticated military aircraft used during
the Vietnam conflict. Placed into service in
1957, this aircraft flew in combat and training
missions over Vietnam,
Japan, Libya and Germany.

Aircraft on loan from the
Unites States Air Force
(Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona)

Wingspan .............................38 ft. 9 in.
Length ..............................54 ft. 3 in.
Max Weight ..........................34,832 lbs.
Max Level Speed ....................864 m.p.h.
Range ...............................1,500 mi.
Crew ............................... 2
Manufacturer .......................North American
Original Cost ....................$804,500

Texas City Aero Squadron Committee
Harry Conrad, Jr., Chairman

Dedicated
July 2, 1994

 
Erected 1994 by Texas City Aero Squadron Committee.
 
Location. 29° 23.9′ N, 94° 53.562′ 
F-100F North American Super Sabre & Bi-Wing image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 13, 2008
2. F-100F North American Super Sabre & Bi-Wing
W. Marker is in Texas City, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Bay Street North near 14th Avenue North, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Texas City TX 77590, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Jefferson Jones (a few steps from this marker); Shoal Point and Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse (a few steps from this marker); Site of Austinia (a few steps from this marker); Old Bay Lake Ranch (a few steps from this marker); Wedell's Corner (a few steps from this marker); Anchor from Freighter Grand Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas City Dike (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Aero Squadron (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Texas City.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam
 
Other Markers in this Park image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 13, 2008
3. Other Markers in this Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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