Cybermodeler Online

Celebrating 21 years of hobby news and reviews

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

  • modelrectifier.com
  • culttvmanshop.com
  • hobbyzone.biz
  • horizon-models.com
  • luckymodel.com
  • hobbyzone.biz
  • tankraft.com
  • stores.ebay.com/tacairhobbies

Notice: The appearance of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense, or NASA imagery or art does not constitute an endorsement nor is Cybermodeler Online affiliated with these organizations.

FOLLOW US:

  • Facebook
  • Parler
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • Flickr
  • YouTube

F-86K Sabre Jet

F-86K Sabre Jet Book Review

By David L. Veres

Date of Review May 2020 Title F-86K Sabre Jet
Author Federico Anselmino Publisher Aviation Collectables
Published 2012 ISBN 9788890523137
Format 44 pages, softbound MSRP (USD) $18.95

Review

F-86K Sabre Jet, part of the “Italian Aviation Series” from publisher Aviation Collectables, charts the FIAT-built interceptors in Italian service.

Available for the first time in North America from Casemate, the compact chronicle tells the total tale in just 44 pages – including covers.

In both Italian and English, author Federico Anselmino recaps design, development, and deployment of the canon-armed, all-weather F-86D derivative. And he does so in lavishly illustrated fashion.

Images include color photos, B&W shots, and tech-manual excerpts. And color profiles with unit badges provide plenty of project potential.

Anselmino even seasons his study with colorful reproductions of period Italian magazine covers depicting F-86Ks!

Extended, explanatory captions accompany images. Tables with F-86K technical data, unit details, weaponry, and serials also augment the account. And a model build of Special Hobby’s 1:72-scale kit, acknowledgements, and references conclude contents.

Recommended!

With thanks to Casemate Publishing for the review copy!