ESAM Fly in Breakfast - "Flying the F-86 Sabre Jet"
Time & Location
At 10 a.m., local pilot and Certified Flight Instructor Ken Haefner will speak on his experience "Flying the F-86 Sabre Jet". Haefner learned to fly in the Air Force and received his wings in a T-33 before going for advanced combat crew training in an F-86D. He served a year in Okinawa as part of the 25th Fighter Interceptor Squadron 1957-58 and flew support missions over the Taiwan Strait during the Chinese shelling of Quemoy and Matsu Islands.
Haefner's career spanned 40 years with GE in process controls and he holds 10 patenets, retiring from GE in 1997. He currently flies with Condair Flyers, is an active member of the distinguished group Quiet Birdmen and a few years ago became a card-carrying member of the United Flying Octogenarians (UFO).