Edwards AFB in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
YF-100A “Super Sabre”
The YF100A was the second of two prototypes built, making its first flight in October 1953. It is the oldest Super Sabre in existence. The aircraft was on display on a pedestal at Keesler AFB, MS for over 35 years and was acquired by the AFFTC Museum in 2001. It was restored by the 412th Test Wing Surfaces Team in 2007.
On Loan from the National Museum of the USAF
Erected by Air Force Flight Test Museum.
Location. 34° 52.264′ N, 117° 59.465′ Click for map. Located in Century Circle Air Force Flight Test Center just outside the West Main Gate Edwards AFB, Ca. Marker is in this post office area: Edwards CA 93524, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. F-101B • “Voodoo” (here, next to this marker); TF-102A • “Delta Dagger” (within shouting distance of this marker); F-104A • “Starfighter” (within shouting distance of this marker); F-106B • “Delta Dart” (within shouting distance of this marker); F-105D • “Thunderchief” (within shouting distance of this marker); YC-15 (within shouting distance of this marker); YA-10B Prototype number 73-1664 (approx. 4.9 miles away); NF-4C - "Phantom II" (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edwards AFB.
Categories. • Air & Space • Military •
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