Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
F-100D “Super Sabre”
Span: 38ft 10in
Length: 54ft 2in
Height: 16ft 2in
Weight: 38,048lbs max
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
One Pratt & Whitney J57P21A - 16,000lbs of thrust with afterburner
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. Touch 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. 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.