The North American F86F Sabre was a transonic jet fighter aircraft built and produced by North American Aviation. The F86F Sabre was featured in numerous Toho kaiju films in the Showa era, making its debut in the 1954 Godzilla film, Godzilla.
It was often employed as a first line of defense against various attacking kaiju by the JASDF in these films, usually proving ineffective against the monsters it fought against. It was capable of flying at speeds of mach 0.89.
A squadron of F86Fs were brought out briefly as Godzilla returned to the sea for the final time, firing their rockets at him to drive him off.
The F86F is equipped with six 12.7mm rockets.
.50 caliber automatic weapons
The F86F is armed with six .50 cal machine guns.
- The F86F Sabre is one of the most used military aircraft in Toho's films, as it appears in a total of 10 films.
List of appearances
- Godzilla (First appearance)
- Godzilla Raids Again
- The Mysterians
- Mothra vs. Godzilla
- Godzilla vs. Gigan
- Godzilla vs. Megalon