Swords and Clunks

Canadian F-86's and CF-100's

Gallery Article by Barney Dunlevy

Ron Armstrong's last Sabre, delivered to Prestwick for destruction.  Hasegawa 1/48 -40 built as a Sabre 6 with some photo etch in the cockpit.


Here is another segment of my collection. 


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Dennis Clarke's last Sword is a Hasegawa-30 built as a Mk5 with 442 Sqn Vancouver.  SJN finish, decals from the spares box and photo etch cockpit

Wayne MacKenzie's Last Clunk. A Hobby Craft 1/48 kit with SNJ finish and decals from the spares box. Aeroclub seats and vac-formed canopy Jerry Janes privately owned Sabre 6 finished as Korean warbird. 1/72 scale kit with Model Master Metalizer finish and a bit of scratch building in the cockpit.

All of these aircraft were built for friends and in most cases represent the last aircraft of its type that the old warrior has flown.

Sam Cramb's last CF100 Mk4B is a 1/72 scale Hobbycraft kit with vac-formed canopy and Aeroclub seats.  Finish is SNJ


Barney Dunlevy


Photos and text by Barney Dunlevy